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Oprah Winfrey makes $12 million donation to new museum

  • American talk-show host Oprah Winfrey is to donate $12 million towards a new museum dedicated to African American history.

    The museum, located on Washington D.C.’s National Mall, is due to be completed in 2015.

    It will also feature a 35-seat theater named after Winfrey, who is also on the museum's advisory council.

    Winfrey has previously donated $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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