Oprah Winfrey –– 'The Most Powerful Woman In The World'

     

     

    Time and CNN called Kosciusko native Oprah Winfrey “arguably the most powerful woman in the world.” Forbes magazine named her the first African-American female billionaire –– quite a rise from a childhood on a Mississippi farm without indoor plumbing.

    Excerpted by permission of The Nautilus Publishing Company from 501 Little-Known Facts, Obscure Trivia, World Records & Historical Minutia from the State of Mississippi

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