Black History ‘Erryday’: Happy 51st Birthday Soledad O’Brien


Maria de la Soledad Teresa O’Brien 9/19/1966 St. James, NY.

Mother is Afro-Cuban, father is Irish/Scottish.

She and her five siblings all graduated from Harvard.

She is married with 4 children.

Broadcast journalist, CEO, host, journalist, executive producer, and author.

Her name means ‘the blessed Virgin Mary of solitude’ in Spanish.

She produced Latino in America and 5 installments of Black in America while at CNN.

She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).

Peace, love, joy, gratitude, faith, courage, compassion, and blessings.


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