#ICYMI Watch the OWN Spotlight Event 'Where Do We Go From Here?' Part 1 &2
Just in case you missed it, here are the full-unedited episodes from the OWN Spotlight event titled, "Where Do We Go From Here?" which aired Tuesday, June 2 an Wednesday, June 3.
The two-night special was in response to the continuing civil unrest in America following the tragic murder of George Floyd and featured a dynamic body of artists, activists and Black thought leaders led by Oprah Winfrey. Featured panelists included Atlanta’s own Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and politician/activist Stacey Abrams. Other special gusest included journalist Charles M. Blow; Academy award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“When They See Us,” “13th”, “Queen Sugar”), professor and author Jennifer Eberhardt (author of “Biased”); journalist and Pulitzer prize-winning founder of the “1619 Project” Nikole Hannah-Jones; historian and author Ibram Kendi (“How to be an Anti-Racist”), award-winning actor David Oyelwo (“Selma”), Color of Change founder Rashad Robinson; and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) national board member Rev. Dr. William Jr. Barber II.
“I’ve been having private conversations with friends and thought leaders about what’s next and where we go from here,” said Oprah Winfrey. “I thought it would be both of interest and service to bring their ideas, concerns and comments into a national spotlight.”
“As a network dedicated to supporting and uplifting Black lives, OWN is committed to providing our community with important dialogue and helpful resources in this challenging time as we mourn the murder of George Floyd and ask ourselves how can we come together to create meaningful change,” said Tina Perry, President, OWN. “I am proud that our Discovery family has joined us to amplify this message in solidarity.”
“There is no one like Oprah to bring us all together at this critical moment in our history to offer insights, perspective and action,” said David Zaslav, President and CEO of Discovery, Inc. “We are honored to partner with OWN and use our global reach to amplify this important discussion about the global issues of economic and social justice and equality to a potential audience of one billion people across more than 200 markets in a way that only Discovery can.”
“OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go From Here” is produced by OWN. The executive producers are Oprah Winfrey and Tara Montgomery.
PART ONE - JUNE 2
PART TWO - JUNE 3