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It was a brilliant sermon. Passionate, clear, articulate, historical, personal, short and with strong application. Oprah was on fine form at the Golden Globes this week. And her speech has rightly been getting a lot of traction and praise. It was a superb performance, but more than that, I think she meant it. And there was a lot of good stuff that many of us would say ‘amen’ to. Freedom of the press and the freedom of women not to be abused or treated like second-class citizens resonated. I loved the story of Recy Taylor who died just a week before the Golden Globes – Recy was kidnapped, raped and assaulted after leaving church in 1944 and became an inspiration for Rosa Parks.
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