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During Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes speech earlier this month, the media mogul told the story of Recy Taylor, a Black woman from Alabama who in 1944 was leaving church when she was kidnapped and gang raped by six white men — yet nothing was done.

It wasn’t until 2011, when the Alabama House of Representatives apologized “for its failure to prosecute her attackers.”

Speaking of the six white men who got away with the rape of Recy, Winfrey told the audience, “But their time is up. And I just hope that Recy Taylor died knowing that her truth, like the truth of so many other women who were tormented in those years and even now tormented, goes marching on.”

Now, just weeks after reminding the country about a woman who never saw justice, Oprah went to Taylor’s hometown and visited her gravesite.

Speaking to WDHN, she explained, “one of the reasons I wanted to use her as a part of my Golden Globes speech is because I wanted everybody to know that the Me Too movement didn’t just start now.”

“Her case is one that never found justice,” Winfrey said. “It just so happened coincidentally that I had been scheduled to do a story down here for 60 Minutes. That story had nothing to do with Recy Taylor … Because I was so close I wanted to come and see Recy Taylor’s grave and pay homage and respect.”

The 63-year-old added, “Who knew that that speech would go viral be viral and have the impact that it did.”

Winfrey shared an image on Instagram of her at Abbeville Memorial, writing: “I don’t believe in coincidences, but if I did this would be a powerful one. On assignment for @60minutes I end up in the town of Abbeville where #RecyTaylor suffered injustice, endured and recently died. (GGspeech) To be able to visit her grave so soon after ‘speaking her name ‘sharing her story, a woman I never knew.”

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