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Oprah Winfrey - Social Justice Hero
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Result of her Accomplishment
Leadership Academy for Girls
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
Leadership Academy for girls is a 28-building, 50 acre campus for girls in which there 152 and counting South African girls. This school is created by Oprah Winfrey and Oprah has spent 40 million dollars towards this school to fulfill her dream which is educate girls who would not be able to make it far because of their poverty. This school has rooms for the girls and the girls share with only with one partner. The school has state of the arts technology, sports fields, art, and fireplaces in each building.
Oprah made a school for South African girls, which has brought great change to Africa as now everyone can see the capability of African girls
Oprah donated more than $50 million to charity which has help 50 charities bring a change to the world.
No one could have even thought that an African-American women could achieve so much in life and now everyone look at African-American women as not just women but women who can become anything they want to be
Thursday, November, 27, 2014
Vol XCIII, No. 311
Oprah Gail Winfrey born January, 29, 1954 to un-married teenaged mother. Until the age of six Oprah lived with her grandmother while her mother worked but after wards she moved to Milwaukee with her mother. Most of the time her mother was working leaving Oprah with relatives but Oprah was repeatedly abused by her own. By the age of 14 Oprah ran away, after hearing this her mother decided to send Oprah to her father, Vernon Winfrey. There she was given discipline and education which she was lacking.
In 1986, she was awarded the "Broadcaster of the Year" Award and became the youngest person to win it
In 1988, Oprah created Harpo Studios and became the third women in the American Entertainment Industry to own her own studio
She has donated more than $50 million dollars to charity
In 2003, Oprah became the first African-American to become a billionaire
She has made a school for girls in South Africa called Leadership Academy for Girls
Oprah Winfrey - Social Justice Hero
Oprah Gail Winfrey
Growing up Oprah showed great interest in drama. Soon after graduating she got a job at Nashville's WLAC-TV and became the youngest news anchor. Next, she moved to Baltimore's WJZ-TV to to host the six o'clock news. Afterward she anchored the morning program on WLS-TV which became very popular and later was renamed The Oprah Winfrey Show
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A Discussion Question
Social Justice Hero
Oprah is considered a social justice hero because she has helped many. From the young to old. From her TV audience to hospitals, she has helped everyone that she could help. Even after going through so much in life and gaining so much, Oprah still continues to help the world however she can
In your opinion, do you think what Oprah is doing is bringing an actual change to the world?
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