ERIC Number: EJ960659
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug-4
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Only "In America"
Miranda, Maria Eugenia
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, v28 n13 p9-10 Aug 2011
As the daughter of an interracial couple growing up in a middle-class town on Long Island in the 1970s, Soledad O'Brien learned not to let inappropriate or racist comments throw her. Now as the anchorwoman of CNN's "In America" documentary unit, she says she asks those uncomfortable questions about race all the time. She shines spotlight on pressing social issues and gives voice to ethnic communities. She continues to use documentary platform to examine hot-button racial and social issues in the United States.
Descriptors: Racial Bias, African Americans, Social Problems, Racial Factors, Females, News Reporting, Hispanic Americans, Multiracial Persons
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: United States