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  • Soledad O’Brien Remembers Her Father’s Legacy

    February 9, 2019

    Soledad O’Brien Remembers Her Father’s Legacy

    February 9, 2019

    Edward O’Brien passed away February 6th, 2019. He was 85.   Soledad described her father as a “generous and kind human being- and a quiet f...

  • The Equal Rights Amendment Going Back on the Agenda

    February 2, 2019

    The Equal Rights Amendment Going Back on the Agenda

    February 2, 2019

    The Equal Rights Amendment guarantees legal rights to all Americans regardless of sex and seeks to break down all legal barriers between men and women...

  • Her Life Went from Privilege to Poverty. Now She Hopes to Shed Light on ...

    February 2, 2019

    Her Life Went from Privilege to Poverty. Now She Hopes to Shed Light on ...

    February 2, 2019

    Stephanie Land went from a life of suburban privilege to living in homeless shelters as a young single mother. She sits down with Soledad O’Brien to d...

  • Flawed Forensics May Have Wrongly Sent People To Prison for Decades

    February 2, 2019

    Flawed Forensics May Have Wrongly Sent People To Prison for Decades

    February 2, 2019

    Flawed forensic work by one of the FBI top analysts may have sent innocent people to prison for decades. And the Department of Justice is aware of it....

  • “Be Fearless” Author: One Can Change the World in Five Steps

    January 26, 2019

    “Be Fearless” Author: One Can Change the World in Five Steps

    January 26, 2019

    And are you afraid to be fearless? Tech pioneer and philanthropist Jean Case says one person can change the world in five simple steps, if they're wil...

  • More Mayors Are Running for the White House. Are They Ready To Run the C...

    January 26, 2019

    More Mayors Are Running for the White House. Are They Ready To Run the C...

    January 26, 2019

    Candidates are announcing their intentions for the White House in 2020 and more mayors are joining the Democratic field. But how do they make the leap...

  • GENTRIFICATION EXPERIMENT: UPDATING A CITY WITHOUT PUSHING OUT LOCAL RES...

    February 1, 2019

    GENTRIFICATION EXPERIMENT: UPDATING A CITY WITHOUT PUSHING OUT LOCAL RES...

    February 1, 2019

    Can you change a neighborhood without changing the people who live there? A bold gentrification experiment promises to do just that with redevelopment...

  • Gentrification Experiment: Updating A City Without Pushing Out Local Res...

    January 26, 2019

    Gentrification Experiment: Updating A City Without Pushing Out Local Res...

    January 26, 2019

    Can you change a neighborhood without changing the people who live there? A bold gentrification experiment promises to do just that with redevelopment...

  • Americans Following Undocumented Spouses to Mexico

    January 19, 2019

    Americans Following Undocumented Spouses to Mexico

    January 19, 2019

    More and more Americans are leaving the United States to live in Mexico to follow their undocumented spouses facing deportation. Matter of Fact corres...

  • “Black Rome”: The Brazilian State Where African-Americans Are Finding Th...

    January 12, 2019

    “Black Rome”: The Brazilian State Where African-Americans Are Finding Th...

    January 12, 2019

    Renee Adolphe was living the "American Dream." She had a successful career, owned a home and two cars. Yet, she gave it all up to live in an impoveris...

  • A Teen with Autism Helping Police Learn to Help Those in a Mental Health...

    January 12, 2019

    A Teen with Autism Helping Police Learn to Help Those in a Mental Health...

    January 12, 2019

    Of the nearly one thousand people killed by police last year, one in four were suffering from a mental health crisis. That’s according to a study by t...

  • MIGRANT CARETAKER: GOD CALLS US TO HELP OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS

    December 29, 2018

    MIGRANT CARETAKER: GOD CALLS US TO HELP OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS

    December 29, 2018

    On a busy day, up to 500 migrants seeking asylum pass through the Catholic Charities Respite Center in McAllen, TX. It all starts with a text message ...

  • January 26, 2019

    February 2, 2019

    January 26, 2019

    February 2, 2019

    This week on Matter of Fact, a city works to update its neighborhoods without pushing out lower-income residents. Plus, the President of the US Mayors...

  • January 19, 2019

    January 26, 2019

    January 19, 2019

    January 26, 2019

    This week on Matter of Fact, Colorado's governor talks about the political shifts in the 2018 midterms. Plus, a former teen bride trying to tackle U.S...

  • January 12, 2019

    January 25, 2019

    January 12, 2019

    January 25, 2019

    This week on Matter of Fact, two co-authors are sharing a collection of America's immigration stories. Plus, a teen with autism is helping police offi...

  • January 05, 2019

    January 12, 2019

    January 05, 2019

    January 12, 2019

    This week on Matter of Fact, a rare interview with Justice Sonia Sotomayor on civics in America and democracy. Plus, Soledad O'Brien speaks with Lin-M...

  • December 29, 2018

    January 5, 2019

    December 29, 2018

    January 5, 2019

    A special edition of Matter of Fact at the southern border, where landowners along the proposed path of a “border wall” say they’re ready to fight...

  • December 22, 2018

    December 29, 2018

    December 22, 2018

    December 29, 2018

    This week on Matter of Fact, Native American women and girls are disappearing across the country. Correspondent Leone Lahkani speaks with families of ...

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