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Journalist, Soledad O'Brien And Actor, Lamman Rucker To Join Baton Rouge Community College In Support Of 'Voices', A Short Film On Race, Inequality And Covid

BATON ROUGE, La., April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally acclaimed Journalist, Soledad O'Brien, best known for her CNN docuseries Black in America joins forces with Actor, Lamman Rucker and Baton Rouge Mayor-President, Sharon Weston Broome to promote Voices, a new short film based on the personal stories of Baton Rouge college students whose lives are deeply impacted by racism, police brutality and the Covid pandemic.

Soledad O'Brien on "Who Killed My Son?"

It’s a murder ignored, and a family looking for answers in the new special "Who Killed My Son?". Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, who serves as executive producer and narrator, joined us to share the nuances behind the mysterious case of Pravin Varughese, an Indian American student at Southern Illinois University. He went to a house party in Carbondale, IL, in 2014 and was never seen alive again.
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Soledad O'Brien Is Flipping the Narrative on Racism in America

Soledad O'Brien has long been one of journalism's most unapologetic voices. While it may seem as if the world has only just woken up to the realities of systemic racism following global, ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of George Floyd's murder last year, for O'Brien, this is nothing new. Whether anchoring CNN's American Morning, hosting her docuseries Black in America, or running her own production company, Soledad O’Brien Productions, the veteran reporter and an award-winning journalist has dedicated her career to shedding light on the injustices that plague Black and Brown Americans.
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'Don't book liars': Soledad O'Brien challenges media at House hearing on disinformation

Journalist Soledad O'Brien told a Congressional subcommittee Wednesday that news organizations must make a greater effort to deny liars a media platform. Getty Images. A House subcommittee hearing Wednesday on media disinformation, especially in cable news, broke down predictably along partisan lines. But representatives and other speakers agreed that the issue is of major concern in an age of increasingly polarized media and amplification of falsehoods.

BET, Soledad O’Brien Launched a New Series With Shingle Mountain

"Disrupt and Dismantle" explores racist policies that disenfranchised Black and Brown Americans. They kicked it off in Dallas. On Sunday, BET premiered the first of six 40-minute episodes for Soledad O’Brien’s new miniseries, which is titled “Disrupt and Dismantle.” The reporter and editor found stories across the country that showcase the impact and longstanding trauma created by racist policies that disproportionately affect communities of color. O’Brien starts in Dallas, next to Marsha Jackson’s home, where a pile of shingles that weighed somewhere between 50 and 100 tons has stood for years.