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THE DR. VIBE SHOW - ERNEST OWENS - HOW THE DEATH OF BISHOP EDDIE LONG EXPOSES THE BLACK CHURCH'S DANGEROUS HYPOCRISY - JANUARY 26 - 2017

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Ernest Owens is an award-winning multimedia journalist and editor for Philadelphia Magazine’s G Philly. He’s also an Entertainment Columnist for BET. A graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, he launched a career in media as a talk radio show host for WQHS Radio and as a video producer and op-ed columnist for The Daily Pennsylvanian. He is currently producing and starring in his own television talk show Ernestly Speaking! at Philadelphia Community Access Media where he is the youngest television host to have a talk show in Philadelphia. With a diverse production crew and format, his weekly program is part of his ultimate plan to enhance the representation of under-represented groups in the media.

Ernest has interned at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, NBC Philadelphia, and Philadelphia City Council. He is currently a contributing writer for The Huffington Post, where he covers a variety of social issues regarding society, race, and entertainment. His work has been featured on USA Today, Al Jazeera English, The Root, The Advocate, The Oprah Winfrey Network and other media outlets. He is a member of the Radio Television Digital News Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, National Association of Black Journalists, and the Online News Association. His writing and filmmaking has even been honored with the Gold Circle Award by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and a Finalist Award from the Tribeca Film Festival. He loves chatting with people on Twitter so toss a tweet to @MrErnestOwens and check out more of his multimedia at ernestowens.com.

Recently, Mr. Owens was on our show talking about his article How the Death of Bishop Eddie Long Exposes the Black Church’s Dangerous Hypocrisy.

During the conversation, Mr. Owens talked about:

– How did he get a gig at BET and how has the media world changed over the years
– The story behind the article and the reaction to the article
– Some of concerns with the black church’s stand on homosexuality
– Some of his thoughts on the state of today’s Black church
– Does the black church have the same thoughts on homosexuality as white conservatives
– His message for the black church in regards to homosexuality

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Editor of G Philly for Philadelphia Magazine
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