Oprah Winfrey is going to do a reality show on Michael Sam. It seems that Oprah is more interested in sexual perversion than helping her fellow blacks in the areas of education and jobs.
Oprah is a billionaire. By some estimates, she’s the richest African American woman in the world.
Instead of using her wealth and numerous connections to develop ways to help young black men and women get better educations and develop job skills, she’s more interested in who Michael Sam has sex with.
A better use of her time and money would be to produce shows about successful blacks in various fields.
By the way, I thought a person’s “sexual orientation” didn’t matter? How many times have we been told that it’s all about football not who a guy has sex with? So why the extended reality show about Michael Sam? The St Louis Rams‘ organization is asking the same question. Officials were blindsided by the revelation that the Oprah Winfrey Network was doing the show.
How about how a first-generation Ghanaian-American student Kwasi Enin, a 17-year-old high school student, gained admission to all eight Ivy League universities — Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Cornell, Harvard, Brown, Penn and Yale?
Why didn’t Oprah get behind the Marva Collins’ school in her hometown of Chicago when it was looking for funding?
“The pre-K through 8th grade school originally called Westside Preparatory” closed in 2008 “after 30 years. Founded in 1975 by Collins, who focused on high-risk children, its soaring achievements brought national attention.”
“We are closing our school . . . because the community we wanted to serve has not supported, or could not support the school, to the extent financial considerations demand.”
Here was a true success story. Maybe blacks like Oprah didn’t support Collins because President Ronald Reagan had “courted her for secretary of education.”
Here’s a short clip from the 1981 film The Marva Collins Story:
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