Activism Hits Red Carpet, Oprah Hits Home Run At Golden Globes – #MeToo #Times Up #RecyTaylor

But just as the evening began to lose the focus the red carpet had brought, Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman to win the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and she spent nearly all her time talking about the long struggle for justice for women.   She said “time’s up,” she said “me too,” and she promised hope.  Hope, even while she told the story of Recy Taylor, who was raped in 1944 and later aided by NAACP activist Rosa Parks.  Winfrey’s speech — which did, at times, sound almost campaign-like — provided the ceremony’s emotional pivot point.

LISTEN: Activism Hits The Red Carpet And Oprah Hits A Home Run At The Golden Globes – undefined – WNYC

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