Deonna Women’s History Month Grade  5  Oprah Winfrey
Background <ul><li>Date of birth – 1-29-1954 </li></ul><ul><li>Place ob birth – Kosciusko Mississippi </li></ul><ul><li>Na...
Family Background <ul><li>Her father Vernon was  a coal miner & a barber. </li></ul><ul><li>Her mother Vernita was a maid....
Accomplishments <ul><li>Received a full collage scholarship at 18. </li></ul><ul><li>She has her own talk show & was in so...
Awards <ul><li>1998 – life time achievement from the national Academy of Television of arts & sciences. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Other Information <ul><li>She was a…….. </li></ul><ul><li>News anchorman </li></ul><ul><li>Actress  </li></ul><ul><li>Phil...
Bibliography <ul><li>http://womenshistory.about.com/od/oprahwinfrey/p/oprah_winfrey.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.go...
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Oprah Winfrey Deonna

  1. 1. Deonna Women’s History Month Grade 5 Oprah Winfrey
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Date of birth – 1-29-1954 </li></ul><ul><li>Place ob birth – Kosciusko Mississippi </li></ul><ul><li>Names of parents – Father- Vernon Winfrey </li></ul><ul><li>Mother- Vernita Lee </li></ul><ul><li>Education – Tennessee State University </li></ul>
  3. 3. Family Background <ul><li>Her father Vernon was a coal miner & a barber. </li></ul><ul><li>Her mother Vernita was a maid. </li></ul><ul><li>She had no sisters or brothers </li></ul>
  4. 4. Accomplishments <ul><li>Received a full collage scholarship at 18. </li></ul><ul><li>She has her own talk show & was in some movies. </li></ul><ul><li>She recently opened a school in Africa. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Awards <ul><li>1998 – life time achievement from the national Academy of Television of arts & sciences. </li></ul><ul><li>1999 – 50 th anniversary gold medal National Book Foundation. </li></ul><ul><li>Time 100: time magazine named Oprah Winfrey 1 of the most influential people of the 20 th century. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other Information <ul><li>She was a…….. </li></ul><ul><li>News anchorman </li></ul><ul><li>Actress </li></ul><ul><li>Philanthropist </li></ul><ul><li>Executive </li></ul><ul><li>And now she’s a…… talk show host </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bibliography <ul><li>http://womenshistory.about.com/od/oprahwinfrey/p/oprah_winfrey.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com/images?gbv=2&hl=en&q=vernon+winfrey </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com/images?gbv=2&hl=en&q=vernita+lee </li></ul><ul><li>Clip art </li></ul>

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