‘Why Oprah Votes’ …. “🤨 OPRAH WINFREY AND STACEY ABRAMS …. The Perfect Combo 🤨 …. “!!


Oprah Winfrey Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams

~~November 2, 2018~~ 

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Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams

What a magnificent sight!!

I’ve been closely following Stacey’s gubernatorial run in Georgia and know all about the devious, cheating ways of Brian Kemp.

There’s a huge disenfranchisement of African-American voters at the hands of the Secretary of state who, at the same time, is running for governor.

Tad hypocritical, tad conflict of interests, you think?

Anyway, Oprah’s on the way!!

Here’s so hoping that this takes Stacey over the top!!

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Oprah Winfrey has lent her star power to Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat aiming to become America’s first black female governor in the midterm elections next week.

“I am here today because Stacey Abrams cares about the things that matter,” Winfrey told a cheering crowd at a Cobb County town hall, citing Abrams’ stance on environmental protection, healthcare and gun control.

Winfrey, who said she is a registered independent, has long championed Democratic Party causes and some fans earlier this year tried to encourage her to run against Drumpf in 2020.

She has said she does not want to run.

“I’m here today because of the men and because of the women who were lynched, who were humiliated, who were discriminated against, who were suppressed, who were repressed and oppressed … I refuse to let their sacrifices be in vain,” she told the audience, to cheers.

Abrams’ Republican rival, Brian Kemp, serves as Georgia secretary of state, a role in which he oversees state elections. Earlier this month, a coalition of state civil rights groups sued Kemp, accusing him of trying to depress minority voter turnout to improve his chances of winning.

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 She came to Georgia because she chose to, not because anyone paid her

 She doesn’t plan on running for president

Voting is extremely important to her

‘For anybody here who has an ancestor who didn’t have the right to vote and you are choosing not to vote, wherever you are in this state, in this country, you are dishonoring your family, you are disrespecting and disregarding their legacy, their suffering and their dreams when you don’t vote,” Winfrey said, adding that the right to vote is like “the crown that we all get to wear.”

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~~Why Oprah votes … and Wants You To~~

~~Published on Nov 1, 2018~~

Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in Marietta, Georgia.

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Oprah Winfrey campaigns with Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams

~~Published November 1, 2018~~

Oprah Winfrey is joining the campaign trail canvassing for Democrat Stacey Abrams in the Georgia gubernatorial election. Abrams is locked in a tight race with Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

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‘Architecture Built to Heal’ …. “Memorial to Peace and Justice Built In Alabama …. National Memorial to Peace and Justice …. “!!


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~~April 9, 2018~~ 

NATIONAL LYNCHING MEMORIAL

Memorial Honoring Lynching Victims Being Built In Alabama

 “Architecture that’s built to heal”

The Memorial to Peace and Justice, informally known as the National Lynching Memorial, is a national memorial planned to commemorate the victims of lynching in America, and is expected to open in Montgomery, Alabama in April 2018. The memorial is to be built in the downtown area of the state capital by the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit based in Montgomery. Also planned is a museum, From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration, to be built near the Montgomery site where slaves were auctioned at market.

The monument “will consist of hundreds of floating concrete columns that will represent each county in the United States and contain the names of more than 4,000 lynching victims”.

It is designed by MASS Design Group from Boston, and will be built on six acres purchased by EJI. According to the EJI, there were over 4000 documented lynchings of black victims between 1877 and 1950; the purpose of the monument is to name and thereby honor them.

Outside of the structure in the surrounding field is another set of columns identical to the ones hanging in the Memorial. These columns, however, are not meant to stay at the Memorial. The outside pillars are intended to be temporary because The Equal Justice Initiative is asking each of the counties which these columns represent to come and claim their monument. They hope that with the claiming of the pillars, there will be a way to see which counties have representatives willing to confront the horrors of their past, and to strive to move forward, and which do not.

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Equal Justice Initiative Lynching Museum, Montgomery Alabama Opens in 2018

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This memorial honors the thousands of African Americans who were lynched between 1877 to 1950

Wes Johnson was about 18 years old when he was murdered in a cotton field in southern Alabama. It was 1937, and according to newspaper reports at the time, a mob of men had dragged him from his jail cell before he could stand trial for the charge against him: assaulting a white woman. Today, only one photograph is known to exist of Johnson, a single picture to preserve his image for posterity – his lifeless body hanging from a tree.

Bryan Stevenson wants to honor the legacy of Johnson, and thousands like him, with a new memorial for victims of lynching in America. Stevenson is a lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit organization that investigates the lynchings of African Americans. To commemorate the victims whose cases they’ve examined, the organization recently bought six acres of land in Montgomery, Alabama and constructed a memorial.  

Last night, April 8, 2018, on 60 MinutesOprah Winfrey gets an early look at the memorial, which will open to the public on April 26. The memorial contains 805 steel markers, one for each county where lynchings occurred for more than 70 years following the Civil War.

The markers are suspended in air to evoke the horror of being hanged.

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~~Published on Aug 15, 2016~~

The Equal Justice Initiative plans to build a national memorial to victims of lynching in Montgomery, Alabama, which is expected to open in 2018.

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To tell that story on 60 Minutes, Winfrey and a team of producers felt it was important to show historical photos of lynchings, images that are likely to disturb many viewers. In an interview with 60 Minutes Overtime, Denise Schrier Cetta, the producer of the story, and Jeff Fager, the executive producer of the broadcast, explain their decision to air such upsetting photographs.

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~~Why 60 Minutes aired disturbing photos of lynchings in report by Oprah~~

~~Published on Apr 8, 2018~~

The reason behind the broadcast’s decision to show graphic photographs of lynchings in this week’s report by contributor Oprah Winfrey.

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~Oprah Winfrey gets first look inside memorial to the victims of lynchings~

~~Published on Apr 6, 2018~~

The new memorial is dedicated to the thousands of victims of lynchings that took place over a 70-year period following the Civil War

~~The Sculpture of Slavery~~

~~Published on Apr 8, 2018~~

The man behind the new lynching memorial in Alabama says to understand lynching, you have to understand slavery.

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Google Doodle for Today …. “💫✨ Dr. Maya Angelou Honored On Her 90th Birthday ✨💫 …. “!!


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~~April 4, 2018~~ 

DR. MAYA ANGELOU 

“I RISE”

Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys and others celebrate the prolific writer with a reading of her famed poem “Still I Rise.”

‘Google Doodle for Today’ appeared regularly on this blog.

“Life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans.”

John Lennon

That’s what happened to these postings.

However, I couldn’t let this one pass.

Maya Angelou’s birthday!

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Prolific poet and writer Maya Angelou would’ve turned 90 on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.
To honor and celebrate the phenomenal woman who penned the powerful “Still I Rise,” Google has dedicated the day’s doodle on its search homepage to Angelou, who died in 2014 at age 86.

The doodle is accompanied by an animated reading of “Still I Rise,” featuring the voices of celebrities she influenced, including Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys, America Ferrera and Laverne Cox. Her only son, Guy Johnson, also lends his voice.

“Maya Angelou is not what she has done or written or spoken, it’s how she did it all,” Winfrey told Google.

“She moved through the world with unshakeable calm, confidence, and a fiery, fierce grace and abounding love.”

Wednesday also marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., a friend of the author’s.

For more than 30 years, in lieu of celebrating her birthday, Angelou sent flowers to Coretta Scott King on April 4.

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Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years.

She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees.

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~~Maya Angelou Google Doodle~~

~~Published on Apr 3, 2018~~

Today’s #GoogleDoodle celebrates Dr. Maya Angelou’s 90th birthday! Set to her poem #StillIRise, the video Doodle includes her own voice along with the voices of other individuals whose lives she has inspired.

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Ellen and Oprah …. “☝️ Defending Oprah Against the President …. No, You Don’t ☝️…. “!!


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~~February 22, 2018~~ 

TWO OF MY MOST FAVORITE PEOPLE

No, you don’t!! You don’t mess with either!

Let these short videos show you how it’s done.

This is real class and self awareness. Steadfast people don’t need your approval!

You are but a speck in their wonderful worlds.

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Oprah is not here for Drumpf’s negativity

During an appearance on Ellen Thursday, the actress and TV personality responded to the president’s troll tweet about her panel discussion from 60 Minutes that aired Sunday.

During the show, Winfrey reconvened a panel of 14 voters in Grand Rapids, Mich., to take their temperatures after a year under the leadership of Drumpf – and of course, Drumpf fired off an overnight, hate-tweet shortly after.

Throwing up her hands and shrugging her shoulders, Oprah re-enacted her reaction for Ellen:

“I woke up, and I just thought, I don’t like giving negativity power, so I just thought, what?”

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~~Ellen Defends Oprah Against the President~~

~~Published on Feb 22, 2018~~

Ellen noted that the President went too far with his recent tweet about an “insecure” Oprah, but when you mess with Oprah, you mess with Ellen!

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~~Oprah Responds to the President’s Tweet~~

~~Published on Feb 22, 2018~~

The President recently critiqued Oprah’s interviewing skills on Twitter, and she revealed to Ellen what her initial reaction was when she saw his post.

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Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey …. “🏡 Catastrophic Mudslides in thier Neighborhood of Montecito, California 🏡 …. “!!


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~~January 11, 2018~~ 

MONTECITO, CALIFORNIA

MOTHER EARTH SPEAKS

Mother Earth seems to be speaking through many events.

It may be time for the human residents to heed Her message.

From Category 4-5 hurricanes, significant drought, threatening wild fires to earthquakes. What more can Mother Earth say?

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Montecito is an unincorporated census-designated place in Santa Barbara County, California. It is the wealthiest community in the county.

As a census-designated place, Montecito had a population of 8,965 in 2010.

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Some of Montecito’s famous residents – Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey – are speaking out about the devastating mudslides that have ravaged Southern California.

The one-two punch of fire and downpour-fueled debris flows have debilitated the affluent, picturesque community of about 10,000 people. The slides have killed at least 17, destroyed an estimated 100 homes and sent rescuers scrambling through the rubble searching for dozens who are missing.

“This room is always so full of positivity and love and today, I really need it,”

DeGeneres told the audience of her daytime talk show Thursday, January 11.

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“One of the things that I want to talk about is you know, we’ve had these terrible fires all over California and one of the hardest hit areas is where I live in Montecito,” she continued.

DeGeneres said following the blazes, she was able to return to her house at the tail-end of last month. She said she was filled with pride to see signs throughout the community of people expressing their gratitude to firefighters and first responders.

“I just love this place,” she said.

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~Ellen Talks About Catastrophic Mudslides in Her Neighborhood of Montecito~

~~Published on Jan 11, 2018~~

Ellen talked about the catastrophic mudslides that hit her beloved community in Montecito, California.

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~Ellen FaceTimes with Oprah About Devastation in Montecito~

~~Published on Jan 11, 2018~~

Ellen FaceTimed with Oprah about the heavy rains and devastating mudslides that hit their Montecito neighborhood.

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Oprah Winfrey …. “🏆 2018 Golden Globes …. Full Backstage Speech 🏆 …. “!!


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~~January 8, 2017~~ 

TRUE, AUTHENTIC CLASS

OPRAH WINFREY

Coming from very humble beginnings, experiencing life initially from disadvantaged life lessons and reaching a pinnacle from where Oprah looks upon us with the same kindness, wisdom, knowledge, experience and empathy that she has always shown.

Oprah is THE role model.

Very well deserved lifetime achievement honor.

Here’s to plenty more years of OPRAH!!

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~~Oprah Winfrey~~

Full Backstage Speech

~~Published on Jan 7, 2018~~

Oprah Winfrey was honored with the Cecil B DeMillle Award at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards for her contributions to the entertainment industry.

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OPRAH …. “🏆 Intro and Powerful Speech …. Golden Globes 2018 🏆 …. “!!


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~~January 8, 2018~~ 

THEIR TIME IS UP

MAGNIFICENCE!! 

 ~Annual Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement~

I’ve always admired her. I followed her when she had her TV show. Her movies, her OWN Network.

So deserving of this award.

Listen and watch the introduction and her powerful speech.

The video speaks for itself.

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~Full Transcript of Oprah’s Inspirational Golden Globes Speech~

Oprah Winfrey was the recipient of the Golden Globes‘ annual Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement, and gave a powerful acceptance speech during Sunday night’s ceremony. She was introduced by Reese Witherspoon, who compared their time together on the set of A Wrinkle in Time to a master class at Harvard Business School and a spiritual retreat all in one.

“Oprah’s hugs could end wars, solve world peace,” Witherspoon joked.

Once Winfrey took the stage, she delivered an inspirational, uplifting speech which discussed race and gender and the fight for equality. She also told the story of Recy Taylor, a woman who fought for justice in the Jim Crow era after she was raped.

“For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men,” Winfrey said, bringing the audience to its feet.

“But their time is up.

Their time is up.”

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~~TRANSCRIPT~~ 

http://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/film-tv/a14551183/oprah-winfrey-golden-globes-speech-transcript/

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~Oprah’s POWERFUL Speech Golden Globes 2018~

~~Published on Jan 7, 2018~~

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