A role model. When one hears that word many people think of something or someone who has impacted their life in a positive way. In my opinion a perfect example of a role model is Oprah Winfrey. She's an African American who is not only a symbol for black people everywhere, but a symbol for all people. The Academy of Achievement has referred to Oprah Winfrey as one of the most successful and admirable woman in America. She is a woman that many people across America trust, respect, and look up to.
Oprah Gail Winfrey, a famous black writer, talk show host, and actress, was born on January 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Mississippi .She was born to unwed, teenage parents. Her mother Vernita Lee was eighteen and a housemaid. Her father Vernon Winfrey was twenty and in the armed forces. Winfrey was named Orpah from the Book of Ruth in the Bible, but her name was later changed to Oprah because it was easier to pronounce. As a youth, Winfrey moved to Milwaukee to live with her mother. Her mother's lack
loan from her husband because he believes if you take a loan you lose a piece of your freedom. Presently everyone now has the right to apply for a loan, credit card, or financial aid, but this wasn’t the case before 1974. In a New York Times article, Gail Collins recalls an experience of this occurring to her many years before. Just after being married Macy’s offered her the chance to apply for a Store credit card. When she accepted the offer the first questions was “What’s your husbands name”. Althoug