Soledad Brien, the CEO of Starfish Media Group, said she is at work on the eighth installment of the "Black in America" documentary series - an exploration of the historical roots of the controversial "stop and frisk" policing practice which will air in 2014.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Monday, February 24, 2014
Looking back at Soledad's "end point" at CNN as she ended her run as host of "Starting Point." Soledad reflects on her tenure on the show and talks about her future plans.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
What is Soledad O'Brien paying attention to these days? According to adweek.com
- IN THE MORNING: Twitter then email
- ON TWITTER: friends, Kim Bondy and Bevy Smith - Ezra Klein, Ross Douthat, Roland Martin, Ryan Lizza
- OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram (to keep up with her girls)
- TV (on her iPad) Being Mary Jane, Scandal
- NEW APP: her son, Jackson, is about 95 percent deaf, so she is using Marlee Signs, an app created by Marlee Matlin that teaches you sign language.
- Blackberry or iPhone? Both. Likes the Blackberry keyboard
- READING: Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America's Schools by David L. Kirp - Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life, written by a couple following their son and his friend as they go off to Dalton in New York. and Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Hangout online with Soledad O'Brien live from her Black in America tour!
Join Soledad O'Brien Wed, Feb 19, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET for a discussion of race in America based on themes presented in her award-winning Black in America series. Live from Towson University Soledad will host a panel made up of members of Towson's community including Ignacio Evans, a recent Towson graduate, Tara Bynum, Assistant Professor of English, and John Bullock, Assistant Professor of Political Science.
You will be able to join the discussion by posting your questions anytime before or during the Google Hangout using the Q&A app found there.
We want to know what being Black in America means to you. Starting with the words, "Being Black in America means..." upload your thoughts or a photo to Google+ using the hashtag #iamtheconversation .
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Via Facebook "Here's what being Black in America means to me. Show me what it means to you by uploading your own picture with the hashtag #iamtheconversation and by posting questions that you'd like to hear addressed during Wednesday's Hangout here: http://goo.gl/qive7q. See you then!"