Friday, November 10, 2017

Soledad O'Brien on Campus at William & Mary

Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien will visit William & Mary this month as the university’s Hunter B. Andrews Distinguished Fellow in American Politics. She will give a public lecture on November 14.

Her campus visit is part of a yearlong commemoration of the 50th anniversary of African-Americans in residence at William & Mary. Her public lecture, titled “Diversity: On TV, Behind the Scenes, and in Our Lives."

O’Brien is currently the anchor for the nationally syndicated show Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien and chair and founder of the PowHERful Foundation (formerly Starfish Media Group).

Soledad is also the host of American Graduate Day, a public media effort to highlight individuals and organizations that are working to improve the high school graduation rate and put the nation's youth on a pathway to career success.

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