Oprah Winfrey: Black Respectability, Neo-liberal Huckster for White Capitalism or Not?

by admin | July 7, 2015 11:40 am

Oprah Winfrey is one of the most respected women in America, but have we ever taken a critical look at Ms. Winfrey’s legacy? In this video, BreakingBrown founder Yvette Carnell and Benjamin Dixon of The Benjamin Dixon Show[1] discuss the potential harm of Oprah’s self help pronouncements. When people require political change, is it helpful to advise them to turn inward, or outward to “The Secret” and a board full of material goods to change their lives? Has Oprah been used as a willing tool of neo-liberal capitalists? Is she a neo-liberal capitalist? Ben & Yvette debate Oprah’s legacy:

Endnotes:
  1. The Benjamin Dixon Show: http://thebenjamindixonshow.com/

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