Soledad O'Brien: Changemaker

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Tamsen Fadal, anchor of PIX11 News at 5, 6 & 10pm in New York, talked with Soledad O'Brien, Starfish Media Group CEO, about reinvention, journalism and how she balances life as a Changemaker.

Tamsen is passionate about empowering women, writing 3 self-help books. Her latest book The New Single: Finding, Fixing and Falling Back In Love With Yourself (St. Martin’s
Press 2015), seeks to help women emerge from a big life change with confidence, grace and a recipe for self-care.


The Voice of Soledad O'Brien To Appear on 'Animals'

HBO’s animated series Animals has a season 3 premiere date of August 3rd at 11:30pm. Produced by the Duplass Brothers and created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, the show is about the lives of downtrodden creatures native to Earth’s least-habitable environment: New York City.

The new season is slated to feature a ton of celebrity guests voicing characters this season.
Among those celeb voices will be Soledad O'Brien, along with Awkwafina, Marcia Clark, Dinosaur, Jr., Edie Falco, Jane Kaczmarek, Lucy Liu, Carol Kane, Demi Moore, Moby, Tracy Morgan, John Mulaney, Aisha Tyler and many more.


Soledad O'Brien at University of Rochester

Soledad O’Brien, award-winning journalist, speaker, and author, will be the keynote speaker for the University of Rochester’s 18th Meliora Weekend.

She headlines a weekend that also includes a Pulitzer Prize-winning author; an innovative multi-genre musical group; a political commentator and former Republican National Committee chair; and a variety of activities—including class reunions, homecoming events, and family fun—for alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and the entire Rochester community.

Meliora Weekend kicks off on Thursday, October 4, and continues through Sunday, October 7. Registration will begin at noon on Wednesday, July 25.

For more information, visit www.rochester.edu/melioraweekend


'Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brient' Renewed for Fourth Season

Hearst Television, through a distribution partnership with Sony Pictures Television, has renewed its weekly political half-hour, Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien, for a fourth season and expanded its reach to 90% of the U.S. Matter of Fact will now be in all of the top 20 TV markets, and 65 of the top 70 with nine new markets joining the roster.


Soledad O’Brien Reacts to #NappingWhileBlack Incident at Yale

At Yale, Sarah Braasch called the police on Lolade Siyonbola for falling asleep in the common room of the Yale residence hall where they both live. That incident became the center of a viral social media story.

These two PhD candidates have been the subject of many stories, and Siyonbola uploaded two videos to Facebook. One showed Braasch filming her and telling Siyonbola that the common room is not for sleeping. The other video was of her interaction with police once they arrived.

Soledad O’Brien was one of several people who took to social media to correct a headline that said “someone” called the police.