OWN to Tackle Finances and Relationship Issues in New Episodes of ‘Speak Sis’

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OWN is releasing three new episodes of its OWN Spotlight series Speak Sis in January, to help Black women address issues including financial health, physical health, and relationship problems. 

Journalist Adrienne Bankert and leading social impact strategist Jotaka Eaddy will lead the conversations, OWN said Wednesday in a press release. They’ll be joined by special guests Kym Whitley, Tia Mowry, Garcelle Beauvais, Bevy Smith, White House correspondent April Ryan, health equity advocate Dr. Medell K. Briggs-Malonson, financial health advocate Tanya Van Court, financial educator Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, and licensed sex therapist Shamyra Howard.

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The special programming event will air across two days on Jan. 4th and 5th. It will also be available to stream the next day on Discovery+.

Each episode will focus on different topics and include an in-depth conversation. Details on the episodes are below:

Speak Sis: Physical Health – Monday, January 4 (airs at 8 p.m. ET/PT)
Tia Mowry, Kym Whitley and Dr. Medell Briggs-Malonson join ‘Speak Sis’ hosts Adrienne Bankert and Jotaka Eaddy along with an audience of Black women to discuss how we can improve physical health and how to better navigate the medical system.

Speak Sis: Financial Health – Tuesday, January 5 (airs at 8 p.m. ET/PT)
April Ryan, Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche and founder & CEO of Goalsetter, Tanya Van Court, join ‘Speak Sis’ hosts Adrienne Bankert and Jotaka Eaddy to discuss financial health and the racism and challenges around money and finances many Black women face.

Speak Sis: Let’s Talk About Sex – Tuesday, January 5 (airs at 9 p.m. ET/PT)
Bevy Smith, Garcelle Beauvais and licensed sex therapist, Shamyra Howard, join hosts Adrienne Bankert and Jotaka Eaddy and an audience of Black women for an honest, healthy and no-holds barred conversation about sex and relationships.