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Posted on 24 July 2018 | 3:52 pm
Oprah Winfrey Sheds a Spotlight on Solitary
Atlanta Black StarOprah Winfrey Sheds a Spotlight on Solitary Confinement In PrisonsAtlanta Black StarWorld renown billionaire and talk show host Oprah Winfrey pitched a story to CBS “60 Minutes” about the conditions of solitary confinement after visiting Pelican Bay Prison. Winfrey walked the halls of one of America's dangerous state penitentiaries.
Posted on 24 July 2018 | 3:40 pm
Oprah Winfrey Invests in Health-focused
Eurweb.comOprah Winfrey Invests in Health-focused Restaurant Chain True FoodEurweb.comOprah Winfrey has made an undisclosed equity investment in True Food Kitchen, a health-driven restaurant chain. Oprah's support helped turn around Weight Watchers. True Food plans to double in size over the next 3 years. However, Oprah won't be ...
Posted on 24 July 2018 | 3:27 am
Reforming solitary confinement at an
CBS NewsReforming solitary confinement at an infamous California prisonCBS NewsOPRAH WINFREY: Why were you brought here? Can you tell me? ARON FRANKLIN: Just a little misunderstanding on the yard. That "little misunderstanding" was an attack on another inmate with a weapon, and it earned him a year in solitary confinement.
Posted on 22 July 2018 | 4:04 pm
From the archives: 60 Minutes' first Pelican
CBS NewsFrom the archives: 60 Minutes' first Pelican Bay reportCBS NewsThis week on 60 Minutes, special contributor Oprah Winfrey reported from Pelican Bay, the notorious state penitentiary in California. The prison is known for its security housing unit, or SHU, which was designed to isolate prisoners. But when Winfrey ...
Posted on 22 July 2018 | 3:36 pm
Celebrities, from Carrie Underwood to Oprah
August 26 was National Dog Day. And as of last count, just on Instagram, 3,784,140 people posted #nationaldogday photos of four-legged friends. Animal advocate Colleen Paige founded the day to promote awareness of the need to rescue pups. "Millions of dogs ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:46 pm
Nike fighting subpoenas from Lance
After years of denials and lawsuits against those who didn’t believe him, Armstrong admitted to extensive doping throughout his cycling career in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey in January 2013. He has been banned from cycling and stripped of ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:28 pm
Obama Ranks First On List Of Top 50
Many of the candidates expressed regret that they had tried the drug. Oprah Winfrey landed third place this year, with Bill Clinton coming directly after in fourth. “About one out of every two Americans has used marijuana, including a whole lot of very ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:35 pm
THE RELIGION CORNER: It's Up To You to
This message had come on July 2 from Value Partnerships, Joshua DuBois, CEO, and the Oprah Winfrey Network. The subject line said "July 7th Conference Call with Oprah Winfrey." I couldn't believe my eyes! I thought, "This is remarkable a chance to hear ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:22 am
Oprah Winfrey Created a Planned Community
Visiting Houston's Angel Lane subdevelopment a decade after the big storm. Houston is a city of sprawl. With no perceptible center of gravity — no true downtown, no good public-transit system, no real sidewalks in most neighborhoods — the city seems to ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 4:52 am