Monday, September 21, 2009

Soledad O'Brien in Cuba

Soledad O'Brien spent part of her birthday weekend in Cuba to broadcast from the "Concert for Peace" live in Havana on Sunday.

CNN's American Morning and CNN Newsroom will be covered the concert which took place in the Plaza de la RevoluciĆ³n. The concert created some controversy in the United States.

O'Brien interviewed Colombian music star Juanes who organized the concert, and Willy Chirino who will also be featured in her Latino in America documentary which airs in October.

Soledad's mother, Estella, is black of of Cuban heritage. She emigrated to the U.S. in the 1950's.
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