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Oprah Decries Americans´ Ignorance
on Civil Rights, Laments ´Millions´
of Blacks Lynched

Breitbart´s Big Hollywood, by Ben Shapiro

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In preparation for the release of Oscar-bait film The Butler, Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, and director Lee Daniels (Precious) sat down with Parade magazine. The film chronicles a butler (Whitaker) who works in the White House through seven administrations. Winfrey plays the butler’s wife. In the interview, Winfrey explained her sadness that so few Americans know about the history of the civil rights movement: “They don’t know diddly-squat. Diddly-squat.” She then said of the historic use of the n-word, “I always think of the millions of people who heard that as their last

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Maybe she could focus on what is being taught in the schools here and the incompetent union teachers rather than spending millions of dollars for her school in Africa. s/o

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rather Read, 8/1/2013 10:57:31 AM     (No. 9452943)

Lynchings were ghastly and evil and not to be tolerated. But there were not millions of Black people lynched at all. Most figures I have seen are about 5,000 which is still horrible.

And Oprah, I know plenty about the Civil Rights movement. I am a history buff and have read a lot about it. So there.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: John c, 8/1/2013 10:59:00 AM     (No. 9452948)

I read that more whites were lynched than blacks.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 8/1/2013 10:59:32 AM     (No. 9452951)

Perhaps she should addressed the millions of Blacks that have been and continue to be murdered using medical tools and then flushed down the toilet at the rate of 1,600 per day...those numbers are more shameful and accurate than the ones she cites for lynching...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Northcross, 8/1/2013 11:06:38 AM     (No. 9452968)

Oprah is one of the most influential people on earth, so it is troubling that she should be so ignorant. She is only off by three orders of magnitude (a factor of 1000), but who cares, the narrative is spot on for the racial grievance community.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: QRP, 8/1/2013 11:07:03 AM     (No. 9452970)

Oprah, millions - really? I think you need to go to Rwanda to get those kinds of numbers. Of course they didn´t use ropes, machetes are so much quicker don´t you know.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: brownshoepogue, 8/1/2013 11:09:35 AM     (No. 9452972)

OW is a diva of the dummies, the queen of the easily influenced, a leader of the lofos. Like many other "has beens", she was so yesterday, but she is trying to be relevant today. Much like a faded hollywood star, her time has passed. Most of us really do not care what she has to say.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: TXknitter, 8/1/2013 11:10:27 AM     (No. 9452974)

You know, the same lo-fo voters that put a community activist in the White House revere this ignorant woman. The mask is finally ripped off. I am glad she makes it clear that she is the same as Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Michelle Obama and Marc Lamont.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: STLstudent, 8/1/2013 11:10:34 AM     (No. 9452975)

Oprah, why not "billions" lynched? If you are pulling nonsense out of the air, why not go BIG?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Kendet1946, 8/1/2013 11:14:04 AM     (No. 9452979)

She would flunk history and math if she was in my class.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: lylacat, 8/1/2013 11:14:05 AM     (No. 9452980)

Oprah is the ignorant one here; yes, the lynchings were ghastly, but no one alive today had anything to do with this. Oprah would do better to spend her money communicating with the black community to clean up their image. Blacks always want to be the victims. Encourage young black men to stay in school, learn to read and write properly, marry the woman who you impregnate, and learn skills so you can get a job and contribute to society, get off welfare. My image of black men is formed by experience; I have been robbed twice by black men, I was assaulted by a black man, and I witnessed a mugging of a white man by black youths. This is the image Oprah, Sharpton, and Jesse need to focus upon. I did not even mention how appalled most of us were about Rachael Jeantel who was both ignorant and arrogant; not a good image at all.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 8/1/2013 11:15:24 AM     (No. 9452986)

Oprah is only hyping her new TV movie. Have at it--you´ve become the black Barbara Striesand and you´re welcome to the role.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dogbreath, 8/1/2013 11:15:46 AM     (No. 9452987)

trillions and gazillions, Oprah, you ninny.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lylacat, 8/1/2013 11:15:51 AM     (No. 9452988)

And I do not plan to see her latest movie, "The Butler," because I do not need to be "educated" about blacks, and I would never spend a dime on a movie that features Hanoi Jane.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: jimmiet, 8/1/2013 11:16:08 AM     (No. 9452991)

Oprah, millions really? The racist bs is falling on deaf ears so the usual hustlers are turning up the volume. Thinking Black Americans are challenging the plantation masters and the masters are scrambling.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: beveyscool1, 8/1/2013 11:19:10 AM     (No. 9453003)

Hey O, thanks for giving us "O"...thanks a lot.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: tennisbum, 8/1/2013 11:30:46 AM     (No. 9453038)

C´mon O, give us a rendition of "Nobody knows da trouble I see...."

Gettin´ back on da plantation, massa. I show is gettin back on it." O is conventiently black when it suits her or is to her advantage.

Meanwhile back on her palatial estate...can I get some sweet tea? Hard to get good hep these days at minimum wages.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: civilservant, 8/1/2013 11:42:30 AM     (No. 9453056)

Uhh, Orpah?
I am aware that all the atrocities that you cite were perpetrated by DEMOCRATS, are you?

Yeah, didn´t think so sweetie.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/1/2013 11:43:17 AM     (No. 9453061)

Not to worry Oprah the blacks are taking care of the blacks, not by lynching, that whites won´t do. Check out Chicago lately Oprah?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: yuban, 8/1/2013 11:44:07 AM     (No. 9453066)

She forgot to mention the billions that die in Chicago every day.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: TruthAndJustice, 8/1/2013 11:53:31 AM     (No. 9453092)

While there may have been 5000 black lynchings ...there were 3000 white lynchings.....

The white slavery of Irish outnumbered the black slavery...but found being on the dole a reprehensible humiliation.

Oprah please address the outrageous black on white violence that exists today...address Channon Chistian and Chris Newsome that was in yesterday´s posting from FrontPage Magazine...and should have been a MUST READ today

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Freeloader, 8/1/2013 11:57:02 AM     (No. 9453100)

Holy Toledo!...Worth an estimated $2,700,000,000.00, with an annual income reported at over $315,000,000.00*, and still remains a clueless, race-baiting bomb thrower...What a great country!

*Source: CELEBRITY NET WORTH..."What´s Your Favorite Star Got In The Bank?"

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Reply 22 - Posted by: arcady, 8/1/2013 11:57:38 AM     (No. 9453101)

The Tuskegee Institute has recorded 3,446 blacks and 1,297 whites were lynched between 1882 and 1968

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Reply 23 - Posted by: stymie82, 8/1/2013 12:03:24 PM     (No. 9453109)

Will her next production be a biography of Anthony Johnson the first slave owner in the colonies? Mr. Johnson was a black man who owned a farm (plantation) on the Eastern Shore of VA.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: WI Cynic, 8/1/2013 12:05:19 PM     (No. 9453113)

“I always think of the millions of people who heard that as their last word as they were hanging from a tree.”

Who knew that rap was traditionally played at lynchings?


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Reply 25 - Posted by: armywife85, 8/1/2013 12:16:08 PM     (No. 9453143)

Go away you old race baiting HAG. You mean NOTHING..you ARE nothing. BLECH.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 8/1/2013 12:18:49 PM     (No. 9453147)

I suspect that Offal knows exactly how much "millions" means when she counts her money.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 8/1/2013 12:19:04 PM     (No. 9453148)

This is how libs play. Make up a very large number ("There are 3million homeless", "There are 30 million without health insurance", "There are 150,000 women beaten on Super Bowl Sunday")in an attempt to get what they want. No one ever calls them on it, so why should they stop doing it? They lie because they are liars by nature, but I don´t understand why their followers agree to be lied to.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/1/2013 12:29:08 PM     (No. 9453163)

#15, Zero plus Zero is still zero.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Newtsche, 8/1/2013 12:50:09 PM     (No. 9453192)

Big numbers pulled from a big behind.



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Reply 30 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 8/1/2013 1:01:16 PM     (No. 9453206)

http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/shipp/lynchingyear.html


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Reply 31 - Posted by: TUSKER, 8/1/2013 1:21:38 PM     (No. 9453243)

Well, there are 56.50 million aborted human beings to date since Roe vs. Wade Oprah. How many of those are black dead babies Oprah! That´s the real "lynching" Oprah. It´s called genocide Oprah. And you, and Bow-Boy and the so-called "Democratic Party" are responsible Oprah. And to whom will you answer Oprah?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Immanuel Goldstein, 8/1/2013 1:25:41 PM     (No. 9453251)

I must have told Oprah a billion times, "Don´t exagerate!"

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Reply 33 - Posted by: simpleman, 8/1/2013 1:48:59 PM     (No. 9453299)

...this loud mouth stopped being boring when she flew to New Orleans on day two and began fueling her failed attempt at race riots. At that moment she became dangerous. These race baiting leaders of the black community are dangerous. They are dangerous to the black community!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 8/1/2013 1:50:30 PM     (No. 9453301)

There are many of us that remember the Civil Rights movement. We know that the Democrats including the inventor of the Internets´ father, voted against it. We remember other Democrats in the KKK. We remember individuals such as Charlton Heston (the NRA guy and Moses) walked side by side with MLK. But I don´t remember a million blacks being lynched.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Marzon, 8/1/2013 2:03:53 PM     (No. 9453335)

Oprah is still alive? Who knew?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 8/1/2013 4:32:18 PM     (No. 9453572)

Yeah, and if blacks knew it was the Republican Party that actually was instrumental in passing the civil rights legislation of the 1960´s would that matter? Like LBJ said on tape, "If we pass this, we´ll have the n----rs´ votes for a generation." LBJ was wrong only in that it has been more than a generation that blacks have voted for the dhimmirat plantation overseers.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/1/2013 5:12:26 PM     (No. 9453638)

Oprah has been hanging out with too many blacks during her life. She needs to get to know white people better. Her point of view may change.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 8/1/2013 6:41:36 PM     (No. 9453768)

The Oprahs of the world have little regard for facts. They rely upon their emotions to form their conclusions. The careless use of language and lack of simple intellectual discipline is characteristic of the type. These are not the people to turn to for wisdom or instruction. They have their uses, e.g. entertainment. It is a mistake to take them seriously and a sign of serious trouble in a culture when large numbers of people do so.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: badrad, 8/2/2013 11:11:47 PM     (No. 9455810)

Oprah, Oprah, Oprah, what you moss is that most of us were never tuned in to your Big Black Hope still sitting the world´s once power seat with his white communist half denied but dominating. The rest are tuned out and off by the sob sister stories.

I refuse to pander by making a of course this or that was ladaladalada, because some of us have outgrown the racism era. People asked for a chance and then voted in Change--a chance for a socialist to change America. What doesn´t Oprah understand, being self interest focused?

Trained to dislike racism and avid watchers of "The Help", many of us really dislike racists of all colors. MLK dreamt and opened a promise in brotherhood that failed. Feminists promised women big things and what it has produced is the option for women of being sex hustlers to have a man. Intellectuals promised us enlightenment and what they gave us is a bunch of atheists to tromp on our rights. Gays asked for equality in marriage rights but what they want and won´t settle without is power, power to demand accomodation from society.

So with that in mind, what was it Oprah was bemoaning?

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 8/2/2013 11:45:57 PM     (No. 9455843)

People like her are why I quit going to movies 30 years ago.

The best thing that could happen is for honest people to quit supporting these actors, singers, dancers, politicians, crooks, whatever they do for a living. No longer buy any of their products or watch any of their free TV, Radio, etc that supports their ignorant attitude.

It has been way more than enough for 30 years.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: 4justice, 8/3/2013 3:52:06 AM     (No. 9455956)

Millions???? Don´t exaggerate much, do ya, Oprah...? Ugh. More lefist revisionism.

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Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

White House asks American parents to
monitor their children for signs of terrorism

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Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:50:04 PM     Post Reply
In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their “confrontational” children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists. Monaco’s full, prepared text is available here. She presented the speech, entitled “Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government on April 15. Monaco began her remarks by eloquently describing the lives tragically lost last year during the Boston Marathon bombings. Interestingly, the Harvard grad failed to mention the religion or the motive of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
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WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

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New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:32:52 AM     Post Reply
The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight

Harry Reid Doubles Down on Bundy
Ranch: ´If They´re Patriots, We´re
in Big Trouble´

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Breitbart Big Government, by Kerry Picket    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 9:39:40 PM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday stood by his statement regarding embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, saying on KSNV’s What’s Your Point?, “If anyone thinks by any figment of their imagination that what happened up there last week was just people rallying to somebody that was oppressed, 600 people came in armed. They had practiced. They had maneuvered.” Reid continued, “They knew what they were doing. They set up snipers in strategic locations with sniper rifles. They had assault weapons. They had automatic weapons. And they boasted about the fact that they put women and children, in fact one

Stop dressing so tacky for church
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CNN, by John Blake    Original Article
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If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy. When he scans the pews of churches, DeBonville sees rows of people dressed in their Sunday worst. They saunter into church in baggy shorts, flip-flop sandals, tennis shoes and grubby T-shirts. Some even slide into the pews carrying coffee in plastic foam containers as if they’re going to Starbucks. “It’s like


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