Oprah Winfrey
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Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American media personality, academy award nominated actress, producer, literary critic and magazine publisher best known for her self titled award winning talk show which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century, the most philanthropic African American of all time, and was once the world's only black billionaire. She is also, according to some assessment the most influential woman in the world.
Oprah was born into poverty in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother and later raised in an inner city neighbourhood. She experienced considerable hardship during her childhood, including being raped at the age of nine and becoming pregnant at fourteen; her son died in infancy. Sent to live with the man she calls her father, a barber in Tennesse, Oprah got a job in radio while still in high school and began co-anchoring the local evening news at the age of nineteen. Her emotional ad-lib delivery eventually got her transferred to the daytime talk show arena, and after boosting a third-rated local Chicago talk show to first place, she launched her own production company and became internationally syndicated. Oprah Winfrey is the most powerful woman in America. She decides what makes the New York Times best-seller lists. Her touchy-feely style sucks in audiences at the rate of 14 million viewers per day.


The Powers she has!

Oprah Gail Winfrey has many different types of power. Some of these types of power are manipulating power, economic power and political power.

Manipulating Power

There are a few reasons why I believe that Oprah has the power to manipulate. One of these reasons is, if you have ever seen an Oprah Winfrey show you will notice how what Oprah says goes. If Oprah tells her audience to by a twilight book and read page 132, this is exactly what they will do. The three other powers that I have mentioned also come under this category. Oprah having so much wealth also has a big impact on her having the power to manipulate.

Economic Power

Oprah Winfrey is the richest African American women in the world, a billionaire. Oprah uses most of this power to help people all over the world. Oprah was voted the most philanthropic African American of all time.

Political Power

Oprah is a very dangerous political force, she's unpredictable and mercurial attitudes toward the major issues of the day.

Does Oprah use her power for good or evil ?

Oprah Gail Winfrey was voted the most philanthropic African American of all time. Oprah donates at least 10 percent of her annual income to charity. One example of her phenomenal acts is the private charity she started in the year 1987named the Oprah Winfrey foundation. A crusader for women and children, the foundation has awarded hundreds of grants to non-profits that support the inspiration and education of women, children and families around the world. She has contributed millions of dollars across the globe toward education for underprivileged children. I will let you decide the answer to that question.

Would I want Oprah's power ?

I would swim around the world; I would ride a donkey; I would talk to a lama; I would eat a light bulb; I would give Brandon Eatser a piggy back ride from here to victoria; I would literally put my head through this computer screen to be able to have the power that Oprah Winfrey has. But in saying this, once I have this power it would be so overwhelming I wouldnt know what to do with this power.