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  • Oprah to produce Michael Sam documentary

    Oprah to produce Michael Sam documentary
    The Oprah Winfrey Network has purchased the rights to a new multi-part documentary series following the life of Michael Sam, who made history when he became the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL by the St. Louis Rams. Terms were undisclosed,...
  • Oprah tea: More blah than aha

    Oprah tea: More blah than aha
    I guess I prefer Hot Oprah to Iced Oprah. Hot Oprah is comforting, rich and easy to stomach. Iced Oprah shuts you out. It seems cold and indifferent, content to coast on its promise. That said, the official name for the new Oprah Winfrey drink at...
  • Barbara Walters departs; Hillary, Oprah pay tribute

    Barbara Walters' big retirement party on "The View" drew Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and Michael Douglas. Clinton urged Walters to take time off and enjoy life. But Walters wanted to know if Clinton would run for president. "I'm running –...
  • What is the 'new black'?

    What is the 'new black'?
    Recently, rapper/singer/songwriter/multimillionaire superstar Pharrell Williams told Oprah Winfrey that being successful is not about skin color, but a state of mind. Enter the "new black." "The `new black' doesn't blame other races for our issues,"...
  • Barbara Walters signs off from her final episode of 'The View'

    Barbara Walters signs off from her final episode of 'The View'
    Barbara Walters signed off from "The View" for the final time in an episode that aired Friday (it was recorded on Thursday). And in her parting remarks, she let America know she was now available for supermarket openings and lunches for a $10 fee....
  • Trai Byers Joins the Cast of 'Selma'

    Trai Byers has joined the cast of Paramount's "Selma," starring David Oyelowo and Tom Wilkinson. Ava DuVernay is directing the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic. Byers plays student activist James Forman. Brad Pitt's Plan B, and Oprah Winfrey are...
  • Maya Angelou, a daughter of the South, a voice for us all

    Before she sat down to write her first book, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," Maya Angelou had already pulled off several stunning acts of personal reinvention. The St. Louis-born daughter of an Arkansas sharecropper family, Angelou had been a streetcar...
  • Maya Angelou's death brings forth memories, tributes from Md. friends

    When he went to bed Tuesday night, Levi B. Watkins was looking forward to flying to North Carolina this week to visit a "close friend and soul mate," just as he'd done so often for years. His stay at the home of poet Maya Angelou, he was sure, would...
  • Madison Ave. Giants Omnicom, Publicis Halt Affair As Personalities Thwart Merger

    One of the world's biggest advertising companies, Omnicom Group, is known for the work it does for Pepsi, while its French contemporary, Publicis Groupe, has been an important advisor to Coca-Cola. Just like those two fervent soda competitors, the two...
  • Maya Angelou: 6 places to learn more about her extraordinary life

    Maya Angelou, who died Wednesday at age 86, is best known for being an accomplished author, civil-rights advocate and poet, but she had many different lives -- as a streetcar conductor, performer, dancer. To learn more about her, step inside museums...
  • Baltimore Book Festival announces lineup for 2014 festival

    The 2014 Baltimore Book Festival will feature a lineup that includes a National Book Award-winning author, a novelist whose previous work was made into an Academy Award-nominated film, a popular sports broadcaster and a food writer who has penned a memoir...