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I'm the CEO of Starfish Media Group. I report for @PBS @AJAM @CNN @HBO @NatGeo @NBC and others. Mom. Horse Lover. Wine Drinker. Rabid Tweeter.

Soledad O'Brien on #OscarsSoWhite — In my experience, diversity doesn't just "happen." It has to be very intentional. People have to have a genuine desire to make a change. It's hard to tell what's going to happen this time around. There are some bright signs, including the fledgling efforts off the Oscars.

International Women's Day Forum 2016 — REGISTER HERE Save 20% for a limited time only by signing up today! On March 7 and 8, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center and United Nations Office for Partnerships will host the 6th Annual International Women's Day Forum.
Dec 30, 2015

RT @USCCFoundation: Past guests at @womensday incl. Barbara Bush, Chelsea Clinton. Register for '16 now & save htt…

What Howard Buffett Does in Africa — For hours I travel on roads with potholes big as craters deep into the Democratic Republic of Congo, then walk uphill through the dirt. This is a beautiful country, but poverty, corruption and civil war have left it lacking essential services like roads.
Dec 14, 2015

Smart read! Howard #Buffett is bringing electricity & jobs to the war-torn #Congo, writes @soledadobrien

Dec 14, 2015

My interview with Howard Buffett on his philanthropy in Congo! Published today in Worth Magazine.

Dec 14, 2015

Soledad O'Brien is writing for Worth; her first piece is on Howard Buffett's Africa-centric philanthropy.

Dec 14, 2015

RT @EricSinoway: .@soledadobrien, philanthropist & award-winning journalist, on Howard Buffet’s humanitarian efforts in the #DRC: https://t…

Dec 14, 2015

RT @rhythm7a: This makes me feel a bit better about the world. Good story by @soledadobrien "What Howard Buffett Does in Africa"…

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Race in America - Q Ideas — We all have felt the temperature rise over the last few months around the topic of race in America. As we are experiencing a once in a generation moment, how can we think well and commit to being a part of the solution that brings reconciliation and healing for all?

American Graduate Day: Closing the education gap — When I became a journalist, I began to meet so many young women who didn't have that kind of support in their lives -- like Tierra Moore, a wonderfully gifted young woman from California who was on the verge of dropping out of UCLA.
Oct 02, 2015

RT @arizonapbs: #AmGrad Day host @soledadobrien of @CNN tells why she supports this initiative and why now.Tune in Oct. 3 #AmGradAZ:…

Oct 02, 2015

RT @RIFWEB: .@soledadobrien discusses why she's involved with #AmGrad on @CNN - tune in tomorrow 11am ET & celebrate…

2015 Corporate Citizenship Conference — Register Here! Connect the Dots: How Businesses Solve Global Challenges Locally The world has many multifaceted challenges that require complex solutions. This is no easy task. No cure-all or one-size-fits-all solution exists, but there are innovations, partnerships, and strategies that create a lasting impact for communities around the world.

Al Jazeera English — With more than 60,000 children under the age of 21 in the American prison system, the state of New Mexico has introduced a new and innovative approach to help rehabilitate juvenile offenders. Running a programme known as Cambiar (the Spanish word for "change"), the J.
Aug 30, 2015

My doc on incarcerated young people "Kids Behind Bars" is now streaming:…

Guest column: Feds must find stats on blacks killed by cops — This is the way it often begins. A police officer stops an African-American man who has been tagged as a suspect. By the end of the encounter, the unarmed "suspect" is dead and a debate begins as to why it happened.

Soledad O’Brien: How to Curb Our Mass Incarceration Epidemic — There is no mistaking the razor wire, locked rooms, and guards marching through sterile halls. The J. Paul Taylor Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is a prison. But inside this juvenile detention center no one is using the word "inmates" to describe the 48 boys and youngmen, ages 12 to 21, who have committed a string of crimes ranging from the most petty to murder.

Finding in Cuba what my mother left behind (Opinion) — CNN's Patrick Oppmann loves to capture "Cuba moments" with his camera, including this Instagram post of "a row of classic cars rented for a wedding lined up on the malecon (Havana's famous highway and seawall)." Oppmann, the only U.S. television correspondent based in Cuba, has lived on the Caribbean island for three years.
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Feb 09, 2016

Yup. That's Stef Curry signing autographs after his pre-game warm up at the @warriors Oracle Arena. #phenomenal 🏀🏀🏀

Feb 09, 2016

RT @RonBrownstein: Big night 4 @JohnKasich but lots of convergence in NH exit poll between his #s and Jon Huntsman '12: so work to do.

Feb 09, 2016

Hi @twitter @jack @soledadobrian is a FAKE account impersonating me. Please remove this Acct. Thx

Feb 09, 2016

Lol so true. And much of the reporting reflects that I think. Horse-race vs issues.…

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