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Oprah Winfrey Receives Cecil B. de Mille Award at 2018 Golden Globe Awards

Media icon Oprah Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. de Mille Award for lifetime achievement at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 7. Winfrey is the first African-American female to receive the honor.

In her acceptance speech that delivered a standing ovation from the celebrity crowd, she referred to legendary actor Sidney Poitier, producer Quincy Jones and civil rights icon Recy Taylor. Winfrey also made note of women and their role amidst the spectre of sexual harassment from male figures of power, proudly proclaiming about these power-exploiting men “their time is up.”

View Oprah Winfrey’s speech in its entirety:

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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