Tag: Oprah Winfrey

Michelle Obama's Response to 'Angry Black Woman' Label: 'Live My Life Out Loud'

Nearing the end of her historic eight-year tenure, First Lady Michelle Obama was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey about her journey as America’s first African American first lady. Their candid conversation in the White House, which aired Monday night on CBS, covered topics including the presidential election, Obama’s initiatives, her hope…

President Obama on Trump: 'We've got a museum for him to visit'

President Barack Obama speaks at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner, Sept. 17, 2016. REUTERS President Barack Obama said in a speech Saturday night at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner in Washington, D.C., that Republican presidential candidate Trump tells people “there’s never been a worse time to be a Black…

Gabby Douglas: Women Athletes Subjected to Bullying, Sexism on Social Media

The Olympian faced unwarranted scrutiny by the public, which is a reflection of greater societal issues. By Sheryl Estrada Reuters In a repeat performance, during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio social media users criticized Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Gabby Douglas while she represented the United States with athletic…

Chris Rock at the Oscars: Hollywood is 'a different type of racist'

By Sheryl Estrada Chris Rock at the 88th Annual Academy Awards In his opening monologue at the 88th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night, host Chris Rock used his comedic style of humor mixed with brutal honesty to address the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, while wearing a white tuxedo jacket. For the second…

Oprah Responds to Racist Incident at Swiss Store

By Chris Hoenig Oprah Winfrey is taking on a media balancing act: trying to downplay her recent experience as a victim of racism at a store in Switzerland while simultaneously making it clear that incidents like it are far too common. During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, the media mogul…