Oprah Winfrey Sets Two-Night Town Hall on Systemic Racism in America

  • Variety
Oprah Winfrey Sets Two-Night Town Hall on Systemic Racism in America
Oprah Winfrey is set to host a two-night town hall to discuss systemic racism in America and the current state of a country which has seen mass protests since the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minnesota.

Titled “Own Spotlight: Where Do We Go From Here?,” the town hall will be simulcast on Own and all of its parent company Discovery’s 18 other networks. The special will feature Winfrey in conversation with a range of Black thought leaders, activists and artists.

“I’ve been having private conversations with friends and thought leaders about what’s next and where we go from here,” said Winfrey. “I thought it would be both of interest and service to bring their ideas, concerns and comments into a national spotlight.”

Some of the featured guests will include politician Stacey Abrams, journalist Charles M. Blow, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, filmmaker Ava DuVernay,
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