Posts tagged black women
Oprah Winfrey and The Words That Shook The Table!

Last night, as I was dragging myself to bed after a long day of "entrepreneur-ing" I did a final scope of my Twitter feed... and it was abuzz. I was quickly reminded that the Golden Globes were on as my timeline engaged in discussion about looks, plot lines and deservedness. I haven't had cable in ages, so my consumption of awards shows had decreased significantly... along with my tolerance for mediocrity and the accolades that always seem to uphold it.

Either way, I happened onto Twitter after Oprah Winfrey (my queen of all things production) had been honored as the first African-American woman to win the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement. A moment, a reminder that 75 years later and she's still a first for something black women have been doing for lifetimes...achieving is our thing.

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