Oprah Winfrey pays homage to civil rights icon while visiting Alabama

Oprah Winfrey pays homage to civil rights icon while visiting Alabama

Oprah Winfrey sent a group of Alabama residents into a frenzy on Tuesday when she made a surprise visit to the gravesite of Recy Taylor, the civil rights icon she spoke about in an emotional Golden Globes speech earlier month.Winfrey, who was in Alabama for a “60 Minutes” assignment, said she ended up at the gravesite in Abbeville, Alabama, by chance.“I don’t believe in coincidences, but if I did this would be a powerful one,” Winfrey said in an Instagram post. “I end up in the town of Abbevi...