"When the world doesn’t offer you a seat at the table, you can build your own,” said Perry of the honor.
The media queen surprised youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman during her virtual graduation.
“This is not a cure for COVID-19. Please hear me clearly. This is not a cure for COVID-19," he stressed.
“My goal is to find a path forward to protect both the health and the livelihoods of my cast and crew," he said in a recent interview.
Winfrey addressed the crowd barefoot for the rest of the show after slipping in her high heels.
"We want to believe that there was no foul play, just as the sheriff has stated publicly,” wrote Perry in a statement.
Gavin Porter was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being convicted of manslaughter for shooting and killing his father.
Episode two of "Inside ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood" shows viewers what it takes to create one of awards season's biggest celebrations of Black women.
The filmmaker will also fly the couple home to Georgia, when they're cleared by the local hospital.
The film includes a stacked cast, featuring Cicely Tyson, Phylicia Rashad, Bresha Webb, Crystal Fox, and Mehcad Brooks.
The tour kicks off in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on January 4 and will include Gayle King, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, and Dwayne Johnson.
A Morehouse student just got a new iPhone from the TV mogul.
The acclaimed director, who just celebrated the opening of his 330-acre studio in Atlanta, said he can't just up and leave Georgia over the bill.
The brunch was the final event at Tyler Perry Studio's historic opening weekend celebrations.
Love was front and center during this star-studded evening of Black excellence.
Everyone was there: Oprah Winfrey, Cicely Tyson, Ava DuVernay, Patti LaBelle, ESSENCE.