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Oprah Gets Apology for Racist Incident in Switzerland

Oprah Gets Apology for Racist Incident in Switzerland

by Von Diaz on August 9 2013, 2:56PM

The Swiss tourism office has apologized to Oprah, who was recently prevented from buying a pricey handbag in Zurich that was ‘too expensive’ for her.

Topics: /NOW, Oprah

Oprah's Conflicted, Empowering, Shaming Bond With Women Like Me

Oprah’s Conflicted, Empowering, Shaming Bond With Women Like Me

by Julianne Hing on May 25 2011, 9:18AM

I believe, even on my meanest days, that Oprah’s quest for global dominance is fueled at least in part by a desire to do some good. And anyway, I could not turn away from her even if I bothered to try.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Media, Oprah

Oprah Talks Race and Asks What 'If Katrina Hit Bel Air'

Oprah Talks Race and Asks What ‘If Katrina Hit Bel Air’

by Jorge Rivas on February 21 2011, 1:32PM

The talk show host offers her most candid comments yet one the storm.

Topics: Health, Oprah

Oprah Talks to First Trans Supermodel Lea T

Oprah Talks to First Trans Supermodel Lea T

by Jorge Rivas on February 18 2011, 4:51PM

And only asks one ridiculous question.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Oprah, Video

Oprah Tells Morning Joe to Lay Off Obama

Oprah Tells Morning Joe to Lay Off Obama

by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2011, 2:40PM

Don’t you get to talking about her president.

Topics: Media, Oprah

Oprah Learns That People Don't Grow

Oprah Learns That People Don’t Grow “Gayer”

by Jorge Rivas on February 4 2011, 3:03PM

In a rare moment, the talk show host has to check herself.

Topics: Media, Oprah

Even Newsweek Is Asking If Oprah's Network Is Too White

Even Newsweek Is Asking If Oprah’s Network Is Too White

by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2011, 10:45AM

Can media’s biggest black mogul walk the walk when it comes to expanding network diversity?

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media, Oprah

Oprah: 'I'm Not Even Kind of a Lesbian'

Oprah: ‘I’m Not Even Kind of a Lesbian’

by Jorge Rivas on December 9 2010, 4:39PM

And Barbara Walters is still asking people about their sexuality.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Oprah

Whoopi, Oprah Reunite To Talk Race and Politics

Whoopi, Oprah Reunite To Talk Race and Politics

by Jorge Rivas on November 16 2010, 3:28PM

After years apart, two of the industry’s leading black women get down to Hollywood’s basics.

Topics: Media, Oprah

More on Oprah and the Truth About

More on Oprah and the Truth About “Down Low” Black Men

by Kai Wright on October 11 2010, 11:38AM

An HIV doc says enough already with shows on this myth, Oprah.

Topics: Health, Kai Wright, Oprah

Oprah Gets Schooled on HIV and Has Her Own Aha! Moment

Oprah Gets Schooled on HIV and Has Her Own Aha! Moment

by Jorge Rivas on October 8 2010, 2:24PM

An HIV-positive woman explains to Oprah that not everybody has it as well as Magic Johnson.

Topics: Health, Oprah

Oprah Winfrey's Education Reform Infomercial

Oprah Winfrey’s Education Reform Infomercial

by Julianne Hing on September 24 2010, 12:06PM

The talk show hosts brings together the country’s most volatile education reformers.

Topics: Oprah, Schools & Youth