June 6, 2020

June 14, 2020

This week on Matter of Fact, Soledad O’Brien speaks with attorney and former politician Bakari Sellers about his new memoir, “My Vanishing Country.” Why he says his father’s arrest, more than a decade before his birth, was the most important day of his life. Then, she discusses with sociologist Dr. Rashawn Ray how the protests of George Floyd’s death could mark a turning point in the larger fight against systemic racism. Plus, as the nation confronts a racial crisis, we are still fighting a health pandemic. Correspondent Jessica Gomez reports from a town of mostly migrant workers who are facing a severe coronavirus outbreak but can’t afford to stay home.