“OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN The Conversation – Vote!” is premiering today, Tuesday, October 20 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN featuring an in-depth virtual conversation regarding the critical nature of voting and the importance of casting a ballot in 2020.
American Dream – Yvette Nicole Brown:
Empathy – Valerie Jarrett:
Joy – Brittany Packnett Cunningham:
Sentiment Now – Tina Knowles Lawson:
Who Inspires You? – Brittany Packnett Cunningham:
In this special, Emmy-award winning ABC News host Adrienne Bankert talks with special guests and real women covering topics related to the election including having a plan for voting, key issues to the Black community, voting down-ballot, inspiring friends and family to vote, the social justice movements of 2020, youth and voting, and self-care during this time. Special guests include award-winning actress, writer, and comedian Yvette Nicole Brown; activist, author and educator Brittany Packnett Cunningham; Senior Advisor and Assistant to President Obama for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement Valerie Jarrett; entrepreneur and designer Tina Knowles Lawson; and activist and WNBA Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike.
This special is a part of OWN’s popular eye-opening, topic-driven series “OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN the Conversation” which premiered last fall. The series features intimate conversations about important issues with honest opinions and surprising solutions that put people first. “OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN The Conversation-Vote!” is produced by Viva Creative and Wayfarer Studios for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.