Yvonne Latty and Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'Brien is an award-winning anchor and special correspondent for CNN. O’Brien’s documentary unit, "In America," has explored the complex issues of underreported communities in the groundbreaking series. These include "Latino in America" and "Black in America." O’Brien, the author of The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities and Latinos in America, has been on several major stories since she joined CNN in 2003, from Hurricane Katrina to the earthquake in Haiti. Joining her in discussion is professor Yvonne Latty, Director of the Reporting New York and Reporting the Nation. This chapter of Primary Sources is sponsored by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Region 2 and Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s Reporting the Nation/Reporting New York graduate concentrations.

Chapter 1: On Identity