Sound-Off: Why Oprah's OWN Is a Historic Moment

There was more than the new year to celebrate this past weekend as Oprah debuted OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. So far, reviews of the queen of talk's cable network have been at both ends, some very positive, and others highly critical. New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley calls the network "a place where cynicism takes a holiday and mockery hasn't yet been invented," while The Root's Jennifer Mabry wonders why the Oprah hasn't created more programming catering to "upwardly mobile, upper-middle-class Black folk..." Here's what you had to say: Shawn commented via Facebook: "Loved it, saw Jay-Z Master Class story and it was awesome!" Evana wrote via Facebook: "I was never a faithful viewer of Oprah but I love the new channel."
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