Very Opinionated with Soledad O’Brien

Soledad O'Brien

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May 25, 2021 00:37:04

Soledad talks with special guest Nicole Pyles, a high school athlete who had to cut beads from her hair or be disqualified in a final softball varsity game.


May 21, 2021 00:38:21

Soledad follows up on her 2019 “Hungry to Learn” documentary with special guest Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, author and founder of the Hope Center.


May 18, 2021 00:37:47

Many states rolled back telemedicine restrictions for veterinarians during the pandemic and are debating whether to keep them post-pandemic. Soledad talks to special guest Brandy Kuentzel, general counsel for SF SPCA, about why they’re suing to keep them permanent.


May 14, 2021 00:47:51

Soledad speaks with special guest Dr Brian C Castrucci, epidemiologist and president and CEO of the de Beaumont Foundation, about why vaccination rates are so low among certain groups


May 11, 2021 00:41:16

Despite an increase in awareness on social media and from celebrities, journalists and lawmakers, the number of self-reported hate crimes against Asian Americans is rising. Soledad speaks with special guest ABC 7 reporter CeFaan Kim, who has spent much of the last year covering this.


May 7, 2021 00:38:25

Soledad takes another look at New York City developer Robert Moses and the history of segregation and infrastructure in the U.S. Special guest is historian, author and teacher Christopher Verga.


May 4, 2021 00:40:32

After reporting encouraging numbers of cases earlier this year, India is now the epicenter of COVID-19 deaths. Soledad sits down with special guest journalist Richa Sanwal, who personally chased down oxygen and medicine for her mom.


April 30, 2021 00:36:49

Very Opinionated with Soledad O'Brien dives into the symptoms, treatments and unknowns around COVID-19 "long haulers." Special guest is Insider Senior Coronavirus Reporter Aria Bendix.


April 27, 2021 00:39:37

Soledad gets personal with Uoma Beauty Founder and CEO Sharon Chuter, who has called out beauty brands for their lack of Black leadership.


April 23, 2021 00:39:55

Soledad explores how cities are tackling police reform, in light of the death of George Floyd. Special guest is Austin Council Member Greg Casar.