As the legendary founder of Motown Records, Berry Gordy Jr. signed many now-iconic stars in the '60s, but one child singer still stands out in his mind. Watch Berry recall seeing a young Michael Jackson audition for Motown with the Jackson 5, and find out why he considered Michael a master even at that age.
In 1956, 16-year-old Tom Brokaw was working at a local radio station in Yankton, South Dakota, on the night of the presidential election. Watch as Tom reveals why he still thinks of the smallest tasks he performed that night every time he anchors the election night coverage for NBC News.
When Diahann Carroll was a young child, her parents struggled to keep their family afloat. They left her with her aunt in North Carolina while they built a better life back in New York, an abandonment that haunted Diahann for most of her life.
Singer Alicia Keys says she never understood the phrase "you know when you know" until she met her husband, recording artist and producer Swizz Beatz. Watch as Alicia opens up about her husband and what she's learned about motherhood from her son, Egypt.
Ted shares a list of voluntary initiatives he believes would help save the world
As society evolves, Susan Sarandon says, she has noticed that strictly defined gender roles and designations have begun to dissolve. In this video, she explains why she feels this change is a good thing, and shares how certain socialization concepts can be troubling for men in particular.
Lenny Kravitz recounts one of his grandfather's character-building exercises and how it helped him achieve success as a musician, producer and actor.
When Cindy Crawford was 8 years old, her 2-year-old brother, Jeff, was diagnosed with leukemia. Two years later, Jeff lost his battle. Watch as Cindy opens up about this seminal moment in her life.
Find out why Jane is happy to be making the climb in the third act of her life.
Season 3 of Oprah's Master Class kicks off with musician Alicia Keys.
Reba McEntire talks about what she went through to get that number one record.
In 2001, a newcomer named Alicia Keys made her national television debut on an Oprah Show episode about women who sing.
Growing up in New York City during the '70s, Lenny Kravitz had a front-row seat to the dynamic shifts in culture, music and art that were taking place. Watch as the rockstar recounts his childhood experiences in nightclubs, Broadway theaters and jazz lounges.
In the 1995 film 'Dead Man Walking,' Susan Sarandon played Sister Helen Prejean, the real-life Roman Catholic nun who counseled inmates on death row. Watch Susan recall the emotional experience of working with such a heavy topic, and hear her explain why she believes the death penalty is wrong.
When singer Alicia Keys hit it big, she knew she was finally living the dream she always had for herself.