Oprah receives South African honorary doctorate

Oprah Winfrey arrives at the Oprah Winfrey Network Television Critics Association 2011 Winter Press Tour Cocktail Reception in Pasadena, Calif. on Thursday, Jan 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

June 24, 2011 10:21:13 AM PDT
Oprah Winfrey accepted an honorary degree from a central South African university infamous for troubled race relations, saying Friday the institution had turned an ugly experience into a model for confronting the challenges of reconciliation and remorse.