Oprah Winfrey to Host ‘OWN Spotlight
To talk about the ongoing civil unrest in America following the murder of George Floyd, two nights are spent highlighting OWN Spotlight: Where are we going from here? Coming soon on OWN and the 18 other American networks on Discovery Tuesday and Wednesday.
On the private show, Oprah Winfrey sits with black opinion leaders, activists and artists on systematic racism in America and asks the question of where to go next and “What matters now ? ” And now what? ” Oprah Winfrey Stacy Abrams’ politician, journalist Charles M. Bleu, Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, filmmaker Ava Duvernay, professor and author Jennifer Eberhardt, journalist and founder of the Pulitzer Prize for 1619 projects include Nicole Hannah Jones, historian and author Abram Kennedy, actor David O’Yellow, founder of Color of Change Rashad Robinson and member of the NAACP National Board of Directors, Dr. William J. Barber II.
OWN Spotlight Special offer 2 nights: where to go from here? It will be broadcast on OWN and on all Discovery networks on Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. It is divided into two parts during the two days.
“I had private conversations with friends and thought leaders about the next step and where to go from here,” said Oprah Winfrey in a press release. “I thought it would be in the best interest and service to put their thoughts, interests and comments in the national spotlight.”
Oprah Winfrey is expected to speak with a group of black leaders, activists and artists on systemic racism and the current situation in the country. According to a press release, the distinguished guests are the Georgian politician Stacy Abrams and the mayor of Atlanta Keisha Lance Bottoms.
The conversation will also be followed by journalist Charles M. Bleu, filmmaker Ava Duvernay, author Jennifer Eberhardt, journalist and founder of “1619 Project” Nicole Hana Jones, author and author Abram Kennedy, actor David Oilow, founder of Color of Change Rashad Robinson, and member of the National Council of the NAACP, Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II.
“No one like Oprah brings us all together at this critical time in our history to provide ideas, insights and action,” said David Zaslav, president and CEO of Discovery Inc. We are honored to cooperate with OWN and to use our global reach to amplify this important discussion on global issues of economic and social justice and equality for a potential audience of one billion people in over 200 markets in a way that only Discovery can. ”
If you can’t watch the two-night private broadcast live, you can stream it for free on Watch OWN and Discovery Family TVE, as well as on OWN channels on Youtube, Facebook and Instagram.