Interview series The Oprah Conversation has been announced by Apple TV+, with famed presenter Oprah Winfrey speaking to experts and leaders.
Dates are yet to be announced.
Filmed remotely and incorporating audience engagement, Oprah will lead timely and intimate discussions with today’s foremost newsmakers, thought leaders, and masters of their craft. Bringing truth and perspective to a range of topics shaping our world, they reveal gripping stories of human connection.
In the debut episode, “How to Be an Antiracist,” Oprah and bestselling author Professor Ibram X. Kendi will speak with white readers who confront their own racist beliefs.
“The Oprah Conversation” will continue with a special two-part interview with athlete, commentator, activist and creator and host of “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” Emmanuel Acho. In Part 1, Acho will speak to Oprah about his web series and take questions from white viewers. Part 2 of the interview will see Acho and Oprah dive deeper into their raw, unfiltered discussions about race in response to bold questions from white and LatinX guests.
The series will also offer poignant conversations between Oprah and change makers such as Equal Justice Initiative founder and bestselling author Bryan Stevenson. A pivotal voice on racism in America, Stevenson’s story and memoir inspired the acclaimed film “Just Mercy.”