Oprah Winfrey had quite a message to spread during her acceptance speech of the Cecil B Demille. The start of her speech was as follows, "A New Day is on the Horizon".
Winfrey made the same point in her speech, saying sexual harassment "transcends any culture, geography, race, religion, politics or work place."
In her speech, Winfrey highlighted the story of Recy Taylor, a black woman whose 1944 rape by six men did not lead to any convictions. Taylor passed away last month at the age of 97.
"She lived -- as we all have lived -- in a culture broken by brutally powerful men," Winfrey said. "For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dared to speak their truth to the power of those men, but their time is up."
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