CLEO SPEAKS KICKS OFF SEASON 2
CLEO SPEAKS returns with a Season 2 double feature premiere event chronicling the stories of two dynamic and influential women on Saturday, February 15 beginning at 9 A.M. ET/8C. Emmy Award-winning actress Vanessa Baden Kelly and famed Poet and Entrepreneur Ernestine Johnson Morrison take a reflective look at their inspirational journey from childhood to womanhood. For more stories of passion and purpose, stay tuned for a CLEO SPEAKS Season 1 marathon starting at 9:30 A.M. ET/8:30C.
VANESSA BADEN KELLY AT 9 AM ET/8C
Emmy Award-winning actress, writer, producer and co-creator of the series GIANTS,
Vanessa Baden Kelly shares her life's trajectory, struggles with depression, importance of family, work as a community organizer and teaching her young son how to navigate the world.
ERNESTINE JOHNSON MORRISON AT 9:15 AM ET/8:15C
Actress, entrepreneur and poet, Ernestine Johnson Morrison shares her journey from sheltered valley girl to walking in her power by teaching women how to build Confidence, Resilience, Optimism and Will-Power (CROWN), and unveils her latest poem "Dear Black Man."
Serving as the network's signature series, CLEO SPEAKS spotlights dynamic women sharing their unique experiences and perspectives on issues facing Millennial and Gen X women of color today. This season features true leaders including radio and television personality Devi Brown, Google's Head of Global Inclusion Valeisha Butterfield Jones, and recording artist and actress Estelle among others. Selected for their impact on the world, these modern mavens, from CEOs and activists to entrepreneurs, share their truths in intimate settings.