[VIDEO] Oprah On ‘Greenleaf’ & The Role Of The Church In The Black Family


Own TV  has released another video where CEO, Oprah Winfrey discusses their successful church drama, Greenleaf.  In the video Oprah, who grew up in a Baptist Church describes what the church is to the black family.  Oprah describes the black church as a counselor, nurturer, friend, comforter, and psychiatrist, 

GreenleafOprah says that, from the beginning, she wanted her television series, Greenleaf to “come from a truthful space.”

Having grown up in an African-American community that found a connection and spiritual sustenance in the church, Oprah, who is a co-producer of the hit OWN drama, believes the show captures “the essence of the spirit” of what African-American church communities are like. In this digital extra, she explains how Greenleaf reflects the real world.

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