‘Watching Oprah’ Opens at the National Museum of African American History


By Lauren E. Williams, Special to the AFRO

Oprah has a new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, and you just have to see it.

Open to the public since June 8th, the exhibit, Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture, uses the story of Winfrey and her 25-year daytime talk show as a way to explore contemporary American history and culture, especially issues of power, gender and the media.

A section of the “Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture,”exhibit is shown on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. The exhibit runs through June 2019. (AP Photo/Tramon Lucas)

“This exhibition examines the power of television,” Lonnie G. Bunch III, the museum’s…

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