Take Note Nicki: 10 Famous Feminists Who Use Their Platforms To Uplift Other Women

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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is many things to many people, journalist, mogul, actress, friend in our head and a sometimes savior– after all, they don’t call her Mother O for nothing. However, above all else, she has been a fierce supporter of women breaking down doors and making history in spaces where the doors were otherwise closed to them.

One current look at her largely female-led and female-created line-up of shows on OWN network and her enduring magazine O, gives you just a small fraction of the proof you need.

At the 2018 Golden Globes where she was awarded the Cecile B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement, Winfrey gave one of her most empowering, inspiring and uplifting speeches yet. In one especially moving passage she spoke about the importance of women being heard, “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. Their time is up!

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