On This Day In Black History 1986: The Oprah Winfrey Show Debuted!

This image released by NBC shows Oprah Winfrey accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)

Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; born January 29, 1954 is an American media executiveactresstalk show hosttelevision producer and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011 in Chicago. A graduate of Tennessee State University Oprah is the most famous alumnus of the Historically Black College
 Dubbed the “Queen of All Media”,  she is the richest African American of the 20th century and North America’s first black multi-billionaire and has been ranked the greatest black philanthropist in American history. She has also been ranked as one of the most influential woman in the world.

on THIS day in 1986 Oprah Winfrey becomes the first African American woman to host a nationally syndicated talk show.

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