The Oprah Winfrey Show: The Podcast

The Oprah Show on Race In America - A 25-Year Look Back

The Oprah Show on Race In America - A 25-Year Look Back

From January 17, 2011: To commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Oprah looks back at “The Oprah Winfrey Show” episodes that centered around race. The moments include a visit to Forsyth County, GA, where no black person had lived since 1912, the reunion of seven of the Little Rock 9 with the white high school students who bullied them, a brown-eyed/blue-eyed race experiment with teacher Jane Elliott, a white college student’s experiment on being black, audience opinions about the Rodney King verdict and riots, Jay-Z’s book “Decoded,” and an interview with a former racist who changed after getting to know his biracial grandson. Also, Oprah reveals the pivotal aha! moment she had during the taping of an episode with white supremacist guests.

Duration: 34 min

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