Soledad O’Brien

viaessence: Political analyst Soledad O’Brien is currently grieving the loss of both of her parents. Her mother, Estella Marquetti O’Brien, has passed away just 40 days after her father, Edward O’Brien. O’Brien released a series of photos of her mother on Twitter while sharing a bit of family history with followers, tweeting, “My mom died […]

In honor of Delta Sigma Theta’s  Founder’s Day we are taking a look at celebrity members of the historic organization.

Alabama DMV Closings Limiting Access To Photo ID, Affects Ballot Via Voter ID Laws Alabama state officials’ decision to close 31 driver’s license offices in what is known as the “Black Belt” has raised the eyebrows of many, with some calling it an attempt to suppress the African-American vote through limiting access to state IDs and […]

Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien joined Roland Martin Monday on NewsOne Now to discuss the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what has changed since the…

The school-t0-prison pipeline is alive and well in America. There are currently more than 60,000 individuals under the age of 21 locked behind bars in…

Bill Dukes’ Light Girls, the follow-up to his 2011 documentary Dark Girls, aired on OWN last night, and Twitter and Facebook users wasted no time seizing the opportunity to discuss and debate the hot-button topic of colorism. Featuring celebrities such as Amber Rose, LisaRae McCoy, Raven Symoné, and award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, Light Girls aimed […]

*Soledad O’Brien is going back to her alma mater. The former anchor of CNN’s now-cancelled morning show “Starting Point” was named a distinguished visiting fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, reports the Huffington Post. Harvard said O’Brien would spend the 2013-2014 year delving into topics related to public education in America. “On Appian Way, […]

Chris Cuomo is leaving ABC News to host a new morning show at CNN, where new boss Jeff Zucker is moving fast to try to turn around the cable news pioneer that has fallen on hard times. Network managing editor Mark Whitaker announced he was quitting Tuesday, officially Zucker’s seventh day on the job as CNN […]

“I don’t really feel Black,” says 17-year-old Nayo Jones.  Her mother is Black; she was raised apart from her by her White father, and she identifies herself as biracial.  “I was raised up with White people, White music, White food so it’s not something I know,” she says in a new documentary that explores the sensitive […]

In this exclusive interview with NewsOne’s Smokey D. Fontaine, CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien discusses the founding of her charity, the Soledad O’Brien + Brad Raymond…

Roger Ailes made a jaw-dropping comment about CNN’s Soledad O’Brien during a college lecture on Thursday night. The Fox News chief was speaking to journalism…