Oprah Talks COVID-19


How can we mindfully move through a crisis while holding on ourselves and our humanity? In this series, Oprah has remote conversations with experts and everyday people to provide insight, meaning, and tangible advice for the human spirit.


Oprah Talks Episode 1: Idris Elba & Sabrina Dhowre
Oprah speaks with Idris Elba and his wife, Sabrina Dhowre, about living with COVID-19

Oprah Talks Episode 2: Pastor Wintley Phipps 
Exploring spiritual meaning of this moment, Oprah invites her longtime friend to offer words of wisdom, peace and strength.

Oprah Talks Episode 3: Monica Maggioni & Dr. Marco Vergano
As the world watches Italy to better understand the virus, Oprah talks to a journalist and a doctor on the frontlines in that country.

Oprah Talks Episode 4: DJ D-Nice
The uplifting MC talks about #ClubQuarantine, the online party bringing people together. Plus, Oprah shares a viral video that caught her eye.

Oprah Talks Episode 5: Anthony Ray Hinton
He spent 30 years on death row before being exonerated. Now, Hinton joins Oprah to share his wisdom about coping with confinement.

Oprah Talks Episode 6: Dr. Edith Eva Eger
An Auschwitz survivor who became a psychologist speciazling in trauma, Dr. Eger gives guidance on processing this time of crisis.

Oprah Talks Episode 7: Chef Jose Andres & Claire Babineaux-Fontenot
World Central Kitchen’s founder and Feeding America’s CEO announce America’s Food Fund, a special fund for those impacted by COVID-19.

Oprah Talks Episode 8: Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn
At this time of unprecedented global anxiety, a pioneer in mindfulness techniques joins Oprah to discuss finding peace in the movement.

Oprah Talks Episode 9: Emily Fawcett, Xenia Greene & Idara Inoko
Nurses from Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx tell Oprah how they’re coping on the frontlines of COVID-19 in America’s epicenter.

Oprah Talks Episode 10: Amy Finnegan & Donnella James
With COVID-19 cases surging in Detroit and New Orleans, Oprah speaks to nurses from each city about hope, fear, and how we can all help.

Oprah Talks Episode 11: Dr. Bruce Perry
A foremost trauma expert discusses strategies to regulate stress and calls on those with privilege to serve others.

Oprah Talks Episode 12: Shaka Senghor
The author reveals how he survived seven years of isolation in solitary confinement by turning his cell into a space of creativity and learning.

Oprah Talks Episode 13: The Deadly Impact on Black America
Oprah takes an in-depth look at the dramatic effects the COVID-19 pandemic is having on African Americans across the country.

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