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Oprah Winfrey delivers the keynote address to Chicago high school graduates during a virtual celebration Sunday, June 14, 2020. (Chicago Mayor’s Office / Facebook)

During a virtual ceremony on Sunday, Oprah Winfrey told Chicago’s graduating high school seniors they are being called to “reckon with our country’s past and determine a more equitable future for black and brown people.”

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This Feb. 8, 2020 file photo shows Oprah Winfrey during “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus” tour in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket / Invision / AP, File)

Oprah Winfrey is giving grants to the cities she’s called home through her $12 million coronavirus relief fund. After speaking with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other leaders, Winfrey decided to give $5 million to Live Healthy Chicago.

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In a photo provided by The Call to Unite, Oprah Winfrey speaks during the 24-hour live event, which was transmitted Friday, May 1, 2020. (The Call to Unite via AP)

“In early 2020, I spent nine weeks traveling the country, talking to people about being well and staying focused. It was exhilarating. Then the pandemic hit and shook us all,” Oprah Winfrey said in a statement. “Now, it’s more important than ever to be and stay well and strong.”

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In this March 13, 2018, file photo, actress Oprah Winfrey poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film “A Wrinkle In Time” in London. (Photo by Joel C Ryan / Invision / AP File Photo)

Michelle Obama's "Becoming," already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey. Obama’s book tour begins Tuesday at the United Center, with Winfrey serving as moderator.

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In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC’s “Today” show in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes / Invision / AP, File)

In her memoir, “Becoming,” Michelle Obama says she felt “lost and alone” after suffering a miscarriage and underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive her daughters. Her tour begins Nov. 13 at the United Center. 

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In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC’s “Today” show in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes / Invision / AP, File)

Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming” comes out Nov. 13 and her tour begins that night at Chicago’s United Center, with Oprah Winfrey serving as moderator.

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Oprah Winfrey is selling hundreds of items from her Chicago condo. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers gives us a guided tour of the lots before the auction takes place on April 25.

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Are leaders born or bred? Loyola University business ethics professor Al Gini joins us to discuss his book, 10 Virtues of Outstanding Leaders. Read an excerpt. 

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A new book tells stories in the voices of famous Chicagoans, from Barack Obama to Rod Blagojevich to Oprah Winfrey. We talk with the author.