July 27 (UPI) -- Apple TV+ and Oprah Winfrey announced a new series led by Winfrey for the streaming service. The Oprah Conversation will premiere Thursday at 4 p.m. PDT.
The Oprah Conversation will feature Winfrey leading discussions with thought leaders on timely subjects. Her first interview will be with Professor Ibram X. Kendi, speaking about how White readers can learn to become anti-racist.
The second episode will feature a conversation with Emmanuel Acho in two parts. In the first part, the athlete will discuss his web series Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man and take questions from White viewers. In the second part, Winfrey and Acho will discuss race together and include questions from LatinX guests.
Future episodes will include Equal Justice Initiative founder, and subject of the movie Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson.
The Oprah Winfrey Show, hosted by Winfrey, ran in syndication from 1986-2011. Since then, Winfrey also launched OWN, The Oprah Winfrey Network. She has also produced and hosted Super Soul Sunday and Oprah's Master Class, and produced the movies Selma and Broadway's adaptation of her film The Color Purple.