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Closer Look: The Plight Of Rohingya In Myanmar; And More

Sep 15, 2017

Friday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

  • 0:00 In 2015, construction workers discovered the remains of 105 people buried underneath a parking lot at the University of Georgia, 30 of the remains were well-preserved, and are believed to be that of slaves. University of Georgia's Director of Center for Geospatial Research Dr. Marguerite Madden, talks about a project where the public can visualize the conditions and environment of these enslaved people.
  • 18:24: More than 400,000 Rohingya people have fled violence in Myanmar, a region in Southeast Asia, as violent attacks escalate. We hear from Mohammed Ayub, Rohingya refugee, living in Clarkston, Georgia. Spelman College professor Tinaz Pavri explains more about the ethnic tension in Myanmar.
  • 37:49: A look at the impact of lead poisoning with WebMD's Brenda Goodman and Georgia Health News' Andy Miller. The two organizations have partnered for a series focused on lead in Georgia.

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