Black in the Day…The Queen of Media

September 8, 1986: On this day The Oprah Winfrey Show debuts Nationwide making the host the first Black woman to host a nationally syndicated television talk show. Oprah Gail Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey,[1] January 29, 1954) is an American media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and ran in national syndication for 25 years from 1986 to 2011.[6] Dubbed the “Queen of All Media”,[7] she was the richest African American of the 20th century[8][9] and North…