Several folks have pointed out that the scrutiny and criticism surrounding Oprah’s school has been exaggerrated, sexist, and perhaps even racist. This article from Salon.com (What Oprah can’t forget) takes that argument one step further and tries to figure out where the hypocrisy surrounding wealth and philanthropy comes from -- and why Oprah created such a lavish school. Previous posts here and here. You have to watch a short ad to read the entire article.
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