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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 book cover
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
Jeanne Theoharis - 2013-01-29
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Discover the definitive political biography of Rosa Parks with this award-winning book. Challenging the perception of Parks as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement, the author exposes her six decades of activism and reveals her long-standing efforts to eliminate racial discrimination in all facets of American life. Get a revealing window into Parks's politics with this insightful read.
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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A charming and humorous book featuring Gato, a cat who defies being defined by his species. With witty illustrations by Danica Novgorodoff, Gato takes readers on a tour of his adventures, making mincemeat of first impressions. Through his daily activities, Gato challenges the notion that identity should be derived from outward appearances. To emphasize the book’s message of empowerment and self-identity, real-life photographs of the author’s cat doing the activities depicted in the book are included at the end. With sight gags on every page, this book is sure to delight both children and parents.
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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From competitive figure skating to addiction and prison, this memoir is a harrowing but inspiring journey of suffering, recovery, and redemption. Keri Blakinger's experience behind bars gives her an insider's perspective on the broken justice system, and her determination to expose it as a reporter will leave readers galvanized and reconsidering who society throws away. Corrections in Ink is a powerful reminder of the human capacity for resilience and second chances.
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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Explore the inspiring story of an activist who fights for better support for young Black mothers, reflecting on her own experiences as a college student and mother. Pregnant Girl shares fresh perspectives on teen pregnancy, poverty, and systemic racism, and highlights effective policies that can help young parents achieve success and stability. Discover the founder of Generation Hope, a groundbreaking organization that provides support for teen parents and their children to thrive in college and beyond.
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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"American Oligarchs" is a captivating multigenerational saga that unravels the epic journey of the Trump and Kushner families. Award-winning investigative journalist, Andrea Bernstein, sheds light on the rise of these two families and their paths to success, including their use of shady international capital to maintain their wealth. Moreover, the book paints a fascinating image of the historical turning points and decisions that have driven the US towards oligarchy. Delve into the ruthless business practices, the abuse of power, and the manipulation of federal programs that made these dynasties stand out.
Soledad O'Brien
Reading this book right now and it’s really great.      source
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Eric Umansky