CHICAGO (AP) – Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich called Oprah Winfrey a kingmaker who could influence voters as he mulled naming the talk show host to President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat, according to anFBI tape played Monday at his corruption trial.

In celebration of the trending topic “Follow Friday” on, here’s a list of the top five Black celebrities you must follow.

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey wants to give an undiscovered talent a chance to follow in her footsteps on her new cable network.

From HBO Films announced that it has acquired the rights to Rebecca Skloot’s non-fiction bestseller “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” and will develop a film for HBO based on the book.

From There was a new police camera high above 45th St. and Seventh on Sunday, southwest corner, a few yards from where Faisal Shahzad, who clearly did not graduate first in his class at bomb school, had left the Nissan Pathfinder a week ago, waiting for it to go off. The camera was at […]

The following op-ed was written by Oprah Winfrey about the dangers of driving and texting. We, as a community, have enough odds stacked against us so NewsOne’s stance is safety over foolishness. Let’s take heed of Oprah’s advice here and protect ourselves, our loved ones and our community members on the road. Stay safe out […]

From Oprah dismissed Kitty Kelley’s controversial book about her at a luncheon Monday afternoon in New York.

CHICAGO — The brother of Oscar winner Mo’Nique said Monday on Oprah Winfrey’s talk show that he molested the actress when they were children and he wants to apologize to her. Gerald Imes said on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” that the molestation continued for a year or two, starting when he was 13 and Mo’Nique […]

From Oprah is set to announce plans for an evening show on her new Oprah Winfrey Network, the Wall Street Journal’s Sam Schechner reported.