A list of longreads to make sense of ‘Leaving Neverland.’
A Speech and a Sermon
In her speech, Oprah reached out to “every man who chooses to listen.” Fifty years earlier, Martin Luther King, Jr. asked fearful men to speak up.
How Ayana Mathis Came to Own Her Ambition
After a phone call from Oprah, the author looks at the long line of women in her life who taught her about achieving her dreams.
On Impractical Urges
An essay excerpted from Robin Romm’s forthcoming anthology Double Bind: Women on Ambition in which The Twelve Tribes of Hattie novelist Ayana Mathis considers the writing ambitions she often hasn’t felt entitled to–even after Oprah Winfrey chose her book as an Oprah 2.0 pick.
If Oprah Can’t Achieve Permanent Weight Loss, Can Anyone?
Writer and television producer Caissie St. Onge, writing in Vox, on Oprah, diets, and liking (or not liking) yourself — and how all the money and drive in the world doesn’t help.