On Sunday, May 20th, 2012, Oprah Winfrey delivered the commencement address for Spelman College’s Class of 2012. Over 550 college graduates lined up into the auditorium at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park.
The Class of 2012 was proud of their achievement, but was especially excited for their commencement speaker.
Oprah Winfrey spoke at the women’s college commencement on Sunday. Her inspiring words resonated in many of the young women’s lives.
Oprah has been part of the Spelman family since 1993 when the historically black female college gave the talk show host and business entrepreneur an honorary degree as well recognized her with a National Community Service Award.
Watch the video below:
Here’s some of Winfrey’s extended speech below:
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