Oprah winfrey

Oprah Winfrey Timeline

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E9d97591713ea5ace1fdf80b6281d41f Begining of Life Born in Kosciusko, Mississippi. She was born out of wedlock.
Father: Vernon Winfrey, a coal miner.
Mother: Vernita Lee, a housemaid.
Later in life she was raised on a farm by her grandmother.
Imagescas7koiu The start of a new life! Moved from Milwaukee to live with her mother, stepsister and stepbrother in an inner city ghetto in Mississippi.
Oprah as a child Troubled Teen Oprah was raped by her cousin and victimized by other sexual predators. Oprah ran away from home, ran wild and narrowly escaped being sent to a juvenile detention center.
During this time she gave birth to a premature boy, who died soon after birth. She then moved to Nashville, Tennessee with her father and her stepmother Zelma.
Imagescas7koiu College Life She won a scholarship to Tennessee State University based on her communication skills and worked at the WVOL local news station whilst attending the University of Tennessee. Also was granted the name of "First Miss Black Tennessee."
Oprah winfrey Getting Started She left college before graduating to accepet a job in Baltimore. she worked as a reporter at WJZ-TV on the evening news program.Galye King became her best friend.
014 oprah winfrey Taken Off At WJZ-TV Oprah was taken off the evening program and made cohost of the morning show "People Are Talking"
The color purple oprah 2 2793d459e62e26cee0fd0a7208982300 490x350 The Meeting Oprah met Stedman Graham, who was to become "significant other".She also met quincy Jones, who offered her role of Sophia in The Color Purple, for which she became an Oscar nominee
Oprah own a p The Oprah Purpose Named Broadcaster of the Year by the International Television and Radio Society, Oprah was the youngest person to receive the award.She begun to produce company Harpo, she purchased the studio and production company. She bought a farm in Indiana. In later years she purchased two other homes, one in Colorado and one in California
Oprah New Friends Oprah made the documentary Scared Silent. She also meet Bob Greene, who became her fitness trainer and friend
Oprah 3 More . . . Knopf published In The Kitchen With Rosie, a cookbook written by Oprah's chef with some input from Oprah. Bob Greene's book Make The Connection was published under the names of Bob Greene and Oprah Winfrey
Oprah winfrey And More . . . Oprah created "Angel Network" Oprah appered in and produced the television film Before Women Had Wings. Oprah gave the commencement address at Welesley Coege, from which Stedman Graham's daughter was graduating. Art Smith became Oprah's chef and wrote a cookbook.
Women reaching higher Reaching HIgher The symbol is picked because a "Fighter". She comes from one part of life and never stops reaching higher.As a young child she dreamed to reach high. And my her dreaming and beliving look at her now.She has become a succesful African American women. In which she came from nothing to something.
Lion roar "At The Top" The "Lion" is a symbol of oprah. The lion is known to be at the top of the kingdom. She is a women full of courage. Sshe is also full of wisdom , she stands with pride and dignity.
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