Oprah Donates $12M to Black History Museum
Smithsonian site opens in 2015
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2013 5:02 PM CDT
This photo taken June 2 shows the under-construction Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.   (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

(Newser) – Visitors to a coming museum on black history will be able to sit in a theater named after Oprah Winfrey when the site opens in 2015. Reason? Winfrey has donated $12 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in DC, reports the Washington Post. It's the biggest donation to date for the $500 million museum, on whose advisory board Winfrey sits. If the theater's not your thing, there's always George Clinton's P-Funk spaceship.

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augie2
Jun 12, 2013 7:29 PM CDT
Oprah is a phony and owes her "career" to her white agent and the people that fall for her bullshit. A black history and accomplishments museum can be stored in a 10x10 room.
Ramsay_Bolton
Jun 12, 2013 8:13 AM CDT
"You get a black history museum! And you get a black history museum! And YOU get a black history museum!"
Roper
Jun 12, 2013 5:22 AM CDT
If the white people had a all White History and Culture we would be call racist. Looks to me like Opera has a lot of racist in her