I don't think she gets her just due based on who she really is and what she's done for the Chicagoland area. It's home for her and it's just natural for people to kind of take her for granted -- until you leaveMayor defends Chicago's treatment of Oprah Jun 10, 2010
I really don't think they appreciate her. I don't think they understand the value of who she is as a human being and what she's doneStedman: Chicago doesn't appreciate Oprah Jun 06, 2010
Stedman Graham (born March 6, 1951) is an American educator, author, businessman and speaker, who has also served in the United States Army, although he is primarily known as the partner of media mogul Oprah Winfrey. Graham and Winfrey were engaged to be married in November 1992, but later decided they would rather have a "spiritual union."
Graham was born on March 6, 1951 in Whitesboro, New Jersey. He received a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Hardin-Simmons University in 1974 and a Master's degree in Education from Ball State University in 1979.
Graham is an entrepreneur and CEO of S. Graham & Associates, a Chicago-based corporate and educational marketing and consulting firm. He is also founder of AAD (formerly, Athletes Against Drugs), a non-profit organization that provides services to youth and has awarded over $1.5 million in scholarships since its founding in 1985. Graham currently is employed as an adjunct professor at Full Sail University.