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President Barack Obama will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to media magnate Oprah Winfrey for her philanthropic work, especially with young women, an administration official said today.
Media giant Winfrey, creator of the Oprah Winfrey Show, was one of Obama’s first big-time political supporters. Her backing and fund-raising helped power his presidential bid and gave it viability in its early days.
The presidential medal is the nation’s highest civilian honor. Presidents award them to honor meritorious contributions to the security, culture and national interest of the U.S
I am sure that race had nothing to do with it (wink)