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Cicely Tyson

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A few years ago I was flying to Africa. I invited Ms. Cicely Tyson and Mr. Poitier to fly with me. I literally sat at their feet on the plane listening to them speak about their lives. I knew I was in the presence of two very amazing souls. I knew I was listening to living history.

Well, this Sunday you get to sit and see some of what I witnessed. Ms. Cicely Tyson, truly a master teaching a Master Class. Sunday at 10/9c, only on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

HHN Thank You

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I can not tell you how much I appreciate you all watching The Haves and The Have Nots. Thank you for making this show such a HUGE success. I love y'all. Y'all holding me down.

Calling Us Higher

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At Dr. Maya Angelou’s memorial service, First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech blew my mind. Oprah’s words were phenomenal. Ms. Tyson's reflections were heartwarming. Lee Ann Womack sang my favorite song, “I Hope You Dance”. Valerie Simpson made me want to shout for joy. But it was something that former President Bill Clinton said that shook something in me. He was talking about her life and all that she had done. All of her books, poems and accolades. She worked with civil rights giants including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He went on and on and then ...

Can You Believe It's Only Been A Year?

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I just realized that it was almost 1 year ago to the day that The Haves and the Have Nots premiered on OWN. I thank God for you all. We're so grateful. Thanks for watching The Haves and The Have Nots. On now on OWN.

Warning! Be Careful How You Treat Your Children!

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In my prayer and quiet time at 5am, I was praying about how to (one day) be the best father that I can be. I have no doubt that I will be a great dad, but as I looked back in my life for an example, all I could remember were all of the horrible things that were said and done to me as a kid. But before I could get sad about it, I remembered something I wrote a while back about "learning in reverse".

If you are like me and had no good examples, then your lesson is ...

If Loving You Is Wrong - Tuesdays @ 9/8c on OWN