In her speech, Winfrey also referenced Recy Taylor, a rural Alabama woman who in 1944 was kidnapped and raped by six white men.
Picking the right moment as the applause died down, she added with flair, "Their time is up", bringing the crowd to a new crescendo.
Usually, red carpet interviews focus on the provenance of designer gowns and jewelry.
Comedian and actress Amy Poehler attended the event with Saru Jayaraman, an Indian-American attorney, author and activist, while actress Emma Watson joined arms with activist and black feminist organisation director, Marai Larasi.
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There were no nominations at all for female filmmakers, prompting withering remarks from presenters Natalie Portman, Jessica Chastain and Barbra Streisand.
Barbara Meier flaunted this pastel-hued dress despite the black dress code at the Golden Globes. "I mean, she's popular, she's brilliant, she's a wonderful woman", Trump told CNN's Larry King. "That was 34 years ago, folks".
Meanwhile, Oprah Winfrey in terms of women speaking up about the industry's responsibility to combat sexual assault with a lengthy speech after she accepted the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille award.
So I want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon.
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Simpson said he was dubious about Steele's plan to tell the Federal Bureau of Investigation it was a national security issue. Simpson, who appeared before the committee voluntarily in response to a March 24 letter from Sen.
Social media has been flooded with calls for Oprah Winfrey to run for U.S. president, after the talk show host delivered an inspiring speech at the Golden Globes calling for an end to sexual misconduct in the media industry and beyond. And I'm especially proud and inspired by all the women who have felt strong enough and empowered enough to speak up and share their personal stories. Gary Oldman, considered by some to be the best actor front runner, won for his Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour", edging out newcomer Timothee Chalamet ("Call Me By Your Name") and Mr. Hanks.
"We don't want this night to be a session where we're just scolding everything that happened because it is really important for us to remember that great movies came out of this year", Meyers told The Associated Press last week.
A big victor was "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri", in which Frances McDormand plays a mother taunting police to solve the rape and murder of her daughter.
-Actress, Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: Saoirse Ronan, "Lady Bird". In the television category, Big Little Lies, The Handmaid's Tale and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel were the big winners.
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Sources in the law ministry said law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had not briefed the prime minister in this regard. Asked whether they wanted the Chief Justice to be impeached, Justice Chelameswar said, "let the nation decide".
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