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Oprah Winfrey hit the campaign trail along with a slew of other Hollywood celebrities but it wasn’t enough to help Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams over the finish line. Liberal billionaire Oprah Winfrey campaigned for Stacey Abrams in Georgia, giving a racially charged speech during which she invoked slavery and lynchings. “I’m here today because of the men and because of the women who were lynched, who were humiliated, who were discriminated against, who were suppressed, who were repressed and oppressed,” Winfrey said. “I refuse to let their sacrifices be in vain,” the 64-year-old also said. Oprah: “I'm here today because of the men and because of the women who were lynched, who were humiliated, who were discriminated against, who were suppressed, who were repressed and oppressed … I refuse to let their sacrifices be in vain." pic.twitter.com/9ijjOWkLv5 — NBCBLK (@NBCBLK) November 1, 2018 Oprah also used her speech to talk to “black people with ancestors who never had the chance” to vote. “When you sit at home, and your friends sit at home and don’t go out to vote, you disrespect your elders,” she told the crowd. President Trump responded to Oprah’s campaigning for Abrams at a rally held