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María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien is an American broadcast journalist and executive producer. Since 2016, O'Brien has been the host for Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien, a nationally syndicated weekly talk show produced by Hearst Television.
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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
Jeanne Theoharis - 2013-01-29
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2014 NAACP Image Award Winner: Outstanding Literary Work – Biography / Auto Biography2013 Letitia Woods Brown Award from the Association of Black Women Historians Choice Top 25 Academic Titles for 2013The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the c...
Soledad O'Brien
This book is insanely great. Highly recommend. You will love it.      source
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Imani Perry
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Not a Cat
a memoir
Winter Miller - 2022-03-22
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Between his opening greeting and the bookend closing page on which he stalks away after taking no questions, Gato wants to make one thing perfectly clear: Although he has four legs, two ears, and a long, long tail, the word “cat” does not define him. His identity is his alone to describe and determine. With the help of Danica Novgorodoff’s laugh-ou...
Soledad O'Brien
Sooo freaking cute if you need a great book for a very young reader! Written by the amazing ⁦⁦@itswintermiller⁩ ❤️. Allllmost made me want to have another toddler to read this to! Highly recommend! 🔥      source
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Corrections in Ink
A Memoir
Keri Blakinger - 2022-06-07
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“Brave, brutal . . . a riveting story about suffering, recovery, and redemption. Inspiring and relevant.” —The New York TimesAn electric and unforgettable memoir about a young woman's journey—from the ice rink, to addiction and a prison sentence, to the newsroom—and how she emerged with a fierce determination to expose the broken system she experie...
Soledad O'Brien
This book is soooo good and soooo worth reading:      source
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Ken Olin
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Pregnant Girl
A Story of Teen Motherhood, College, and Creating a Better Future for Young Families
Nicole Lynn Lewis - 2021-05-04
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An activist calls for better support of young families so they can thrive and reflects on her experiences as a Black mother and college student fighting for opportunities for herself and her child.Pregnant Girl presents the possibility of a different future for young mothers—one of success and stability—in the midst of the dismal statistics that do...
Soledad O'Brien
Happy 1-year anniversary to this amazing book PREGNANT GIRL - a teen mother's journey to and through college and a blueprint for change by @NicoleLynnLewis. It's a must-read! #PregnantGirlTurns1      source
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American Oligarchs
The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power
Andrea Bernstein - 2020-01-14
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A multigenerational saga of two families, who rose from immigrant roots to the pinnacle of wealth and power, that tracks the unraveling of American democracy. In American Oligarchs, award-winning investigative journalist Andrea Bernstein tells the story of the Trump and Kushner families like never before. Their journey to the White House is a story...
Soledad O'Brien
Reading this book right now and it’s really great.      source
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