How a Bout of Depression Led to Dwayne Johnson's Career-Defining Moment | Master Class | OWN
After playing football for four years at the University of Miami, Dwayne Johnson was passed over by the NFL. While he played for the Canadian Football League for a short time, he was ultimately cut from his team, the Calgary Stampeders, and sent packing.
Spike Lee Sheds Light on a Pivotal Moment in the Civil Rights Movement
In 1997, Spike Lee released '4 Little Girls,' a moving documentary about the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, which killed four African-American girls. The film went on to earn an Oscar nomination for best documentary. Spike discusses one of the most difficult decisions he's ever made as a director.
Boyz II Men's Michael McCary Reveals He Has Multiple Sclerosis
As former Boyz II Men member Michael McCary begins to work through his feelings of abandonment inside Iyanla's House of Healing, he reveals for the first time publicly the health condition that has been secretly at the heart of his experience with the singing group.
Babyface On Singers With Instant Fame: They're 'on a crash course'
Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, a celebrated musician, producer and songwriter, says young singers who are discovered on popular singing competitions are usually 'on a crash course.' Watch as Babyface shares words of caution for up-and-coming artists, and find out why he says most instant celebrities won't survive the harsh media scrutiny.
Oprah loved the powerful new novel by the author of "The Secret Life of Bees" so much that she selected it for Oprah's Book Club 2.0 even before she finished it. Watch the video to find out why Oprah thinks "The Invention of Wings," by Sue Monk Kidd, will wow you too.
Bernie Mac's Widow's Heartbreaking Request in Her Husband's Final Moments l Where Are They Now l OWN
Rhonda McCollough met Bernie Mac in 1974. She passed Bernie in the halls of high school and couldn't understand why he was so popular with women. Three years later, they got married. Bernie, a Chicago comedian who made his name on HBO's Def Comedy Jam and The Bernie Mac Show , passed away at 50 years old from complications from pneumonia.
Holly and Rodney Peete Have 'The Talk' With Their Autistic Son
OWN wrote: While Holly and Rodney want to support RJ's newfound independence, they're troubled by what could happen if their son encounters a police officer.
"For Peete's Sake" is a docuseries following the lives of husband and wife duo Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete as they juggle complicated career choices with their bustling family life.
Holly Robinson Peete's Son Asks: "Do I Have Autism Still?"
OWN wrote: After the opening ceremony of the RJ's Center in Detroit, RJ and Holly have a candid yet heartrending discussion about the challenges of living with autism and the importance of recognizing who your true friends are.
"For Peete's Sake" is a docuseries following the life of Rodney and Holly Peete and their family on OWN.
Terrell Owens to Iyanla: I Want to Become a Better Person
NFL superstar Terrell Owens is working to rebuild his career, finances and personal relationships with Iyanla Vanzant's help. Iyanla says he is in his current situation because he worked more on maximizing his talents on the field than focusing on who he was as a man. Find out why Iyanla says talent and ability can only take a person so far.
Why These Black Men Don't Date Black Women | Iyanla: Fix My Life | Oprah Winfrey Network
OWN wrote: Before the women of the House of Healing attend a cocktail party, three of the men who will be there meet with Iyanla to talk about why they avoid dating within their race. Watch as the men explain themselves with unflinching honesty.