New OWN Series ‘Black Love’ Reveals The Secrets To Making A Marriage Work

Black Love is a new docu-series airing Saturday nights at 9/8c on The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), created by husband and wife filmmakers, Codie and Tommie Oliver, took it upon themselves to create a show focusing on the love stories of some of the most successful people in business and entertainment as well as everyday couples in the black community. Unfortunately,  today so many dysfunctional forms of relationships are highlighted and publicized every day in our lives that people begin to have their minds set on these fictional love stories they see in the media and reality TV, but this show reveals the truth, commitment, and hard work that goes behind the scenes of those relationships every dreams for and shows us the importance of not only true love itself but Black Love.

The series opener premiered just recently on August 29th, it has included a look into the lives of various couples throughout the last four episodes like Meghan Good and DeVon Franklin,  Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, Cory and Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Flex Alexander and Shanice, Erica and Warryn Campbell, Vanessa Bell Calloway and Dr. Anthony Callow and many many more. The second season which will air in 2018 is suspected to feature Rev. Run, Tina Knowles-Lawson, Grant Hill, Sterling K. Brown, D.L. Hughley and more.

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Each episode focuses not only on different couples in the black community but also certain subtopics of love that can affect everyday relationships and marriages. Some topics include,  Where does love begin, Tripping Over Love, Falling Down, and Getting to Forever. So, far the series has shown the transition through different hardships like cheating, break up, and incarceration. The couples have shared how they knew they found their soul mate, and what it’s like to be married and to fall in love, and with the variety of age groups and people on the show we also effortlessly get to see the uniqueness of love and the different dimensions and stages of marriage and relationships.

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Also Read : Meet The Couple Behind Black Love : Codie & Tommy Oliver 


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Rachel is a 21 year old Management Major at Prairie View A&M University and aspires to one day own her own event planning company. Rachel has a passion for community involvement and uses blogging as an outlet to voice her opinions and inform the public about topics pertaining to religion, relationships, health, beauty, fitness, music, and other "trending topics" from an open and relatable perspective. She just recently started her own website called "Don't Forget The A", a blog and a brand that encourages individuality, confidence and healthy living as well as focusing on the importance of living to make a difference through giving back and leaving a legacy. She plans to earn her Masters in Public Administration to help her advance her career in community engagement and event planning.


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