Oprah, John Legend, Will Smith And More Featured In BET’s Quincy Jones Special

“For most of my life, the name Quincy Jones has represented excellence in nearly every part of the American musical landscape,” Ehrlich exclaimed in a statement. “To be able to celebrate his remarkable achievements in a two-hour television event has been one of the great joys of my life, and I have no doubt that viewers of all ages and backgrounds will relate to the musical highlights of this amazing man.”

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Oprah Offers Rousing Tribute To Mandela In S. Africa Visit

“I loved him so and he was my favorite mentor because he was a man who could have sought revenge, but instead he sought reconciliation,” Winfrey said. Mandela “could have crushed his opponents with his power. But instead he chose to defeat them without ever dishonoring them.”

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Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Book Tour Kicked Off In Chicago; Oprah Moderated Conversation

“Becoming” describes Obama’s upbringing on Chicago’s South Side and her transition to college at Princeton University. As she does in her book, she recounted Tuesday being raised in a family that struggled economically — but with parents who encouraged her to be successful.

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