Closer Look: Unveiling MLK Statue; Conversations On Race; And More | WABE 90.1 FM

Closer Look: Unveiling MLK Statue; Conversations On Race; And More

Aug 28, 2017

Monday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on Harvey, the hurricane turned tropical storm, and its potential impact to the Georgia coastline. Also, more on a statue of Martin Luther King Jr. that was unveiled at the Georgia State Capitol today.
  • 3:14: A conversation with author Arnie Sidman, about his book "From Race To Renewal, It's Not All Black & White."
  • 30:24: A look at elections in several African countries. Dr. Levar Smith, assistant professor with Morehouse College’s department of political science, explains the significance of recent victories and the potential impact of upcoming races.
  • 43:24: A study by the USA Swimming Foundation reveals at least 40 percent of children, across racial groups, have little-to-no swimming ability. Melissa Wilborn, head coach at DeKalb Aquatics talks about local efforts to teach kids how to swim.

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