Shirley Caesar

Shirley Caesar, born in 1938 in Durham, N.C. is revered as the Queen of Gospel Music. Her career has spanned six decades as a singer, songwriter, recording artist, author, pastor, and director of an outreach feeding center. She has won eleven Grammy Awards, fifteen Dove Awards, and thirteen Stellar Awards. In 1979, she performed at the White House for President Jimmy Carter…

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey born in 1954 in Kosciusko, Miss. is one of the most influential women in the world and with a net worth of reportedly $2 billion is the richest African American woman in the nation. She is a media executive, owner of her magazine and television network, both named OWN, as well as a philanthropist, who has founded several schools in Africa and provided homes for Katrina victims flooded out in New Orleans.