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Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson is seen in Runaway Bay, Jamaica, during a mini-summit with national leaders, Dec. 1978.
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Friday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

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Wednesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress:

Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors — and their financial aid — to Syrian refugees.

Over the past year, at least a dozen schools have promised to cover full or partial tuition for Syrian refugees who are accepted for enrollment. They join a coalition of more than 60 colleges that have started providing scholarships to Syrian students since the country's civil war began in 2011.

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