PHOTOS: Oprah Winfrey donates $5 million to the Ron Clark Academy in...

PHOTOS: Oprah Winfrey donates $5 million to the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta

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Billionaire media mogul, Oprah Winfrey on Friday night donated $5 million to the Ron Clark Academy, a private school for gifted black students in Atlanta.

Winfrey attended the school’s 10th anniversary as a special guest and shocked the audience by announcing she’ll be donating $5 million to the school.

“The reason why I am here, I’m giving up my time for free to be here – to support them – is to say, ‘Bravo, keep doing it’,” she said. “Because there is not a better school, organization, institution in the USA.”

Ron Clark falls out when @Oprah announces she’s giving “5 MILLION DOLLARS!” to @ronclarkacademy during its 10 yr celebration @FOX5Atlanta pic.twitter.com/WDtrOL7DrX

According to reports, the money will go to building a performing arts academy, so far the school has raised over $7 million for the project.

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