Closer Look: Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Glenn Wrightson; NFL Sunday; And More | WABE 90.1 FM

Closer Look: Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Glenn Wrightson; NFL Sunday; And More

Sep 25, 2017

 Monday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on Georgia's state board of pardons and parole, which held a clemency hearing for  death row inmate, Keith Tharpe, scheduled for execution tomorrow. Lawyers for Tharpe say racial bias played a role in his death sentence.
  • 1:26: During football Sunday in America, some team owners, players and coaches displayed a unified front by locking arms, taking a knee or staying inside the locker room during the national anthem. It comes after President Donald Trump said at a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, last week that NFL players who knelt during the national anthem should be fired.
  • 3:30: A conversation with former Spelman College President and author, Dr. Beverly Tatum, as she talks about what led her to write, “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race”
  • 25:43: WABE’s host of All Things Considered, Amy Kiley, reports on the 150th anniversary year of Atlanta’s oldest synagogue, called The Temple, as the milestone has become an opportunity to honor The Temple's civil rights legacy.
  • 33:20: In our series of one on one conversations with Atlanta mayoral candidates, Rose Scott speaks to mayoral candidate Glenn Wrightson who also ran for mayor in 2013 against Mayor Kasim Reed.

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