Closer Look with Rose Scott This is a newsmagazine featuring the key stories of the day that are relevant to you. It's a community forum for and about metro Atlanta. Host Rose Scott know the ins and outs of covering news important around Atlanta.She'll lead discussions on the issues that impact where we live. WABE's news team is going into metro Atlanta neighborhoods to provide context, storytelling and a sense of place. You'll hear not only from the biggest newsmakers, but also from folks who don't often get a voice. "Closer Look" features a mix of local national and international stories and interviews. It's an interactive space to share ideas and dig deeper into issues. It's not just about Atlanta; it's a program for Atlanta.
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Closer Look with Rose Scott

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This is a newsmagazine featuring the key stories of the day that are relevant to you. It's a community forum for and about metro Atlanta. Host Rose Scott know the ins and outs of covering news important around Atlanta.She'll lead discussions on the issues that impact where we live. WABE's news team is going into metro Atlanta neighborhoods to provide context, storytelling and a sense of place. You'll hear not only from the biggest newsmakers, but also from folks who don't often get a voice. "Closer Look" features a mix of local national and international stories and interviews. It's an interactive space to share ideas and dig deeper into issues. It's not just about Atlanta; it's a program for Atlanta.

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Atlanta-Based CEO Shares His Approach To Addressing Diversity And Inclusion

Ravi Saligram, the CEO Newell Brands, shares his approach to social justice, diversity and inclusion and new policy changes at his organization. The post Atlanta-Based CEO Shares His Approach To Addressing Diversity And Inclusion appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Atlanta-Based CEO Shares His Approach To Addressing Diversity And Inclusion

Remembering The Legal Legacy Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, Leah Ward Sears and currently a partner at Smith, Gambrell & Russell law firm and Sonja West, Otis Brumby Distinguished Professor in First Amendment Law at The University of Georgia School of Law discuss the life and legal legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and what's next when it comes to nominating her successor. Also, the United States is nearing another somber milestone in the fight against COVID-19: 200,000 confirmed deaths. The post Remembering The Legal Legacy Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Georgia State University President Shares Why He's Leaving After More Than A Decade

Plus, an Airbnb host says there's a better solution then a proposed ordinance to ban short term rentals in Atlanta' residential neighborhoods. Also, actress Christine Adams on the influence of the late Congressman John Lewis and why she's involved with voter registration efforts. The post Georgia State University President Shares Why He's Leaving After More Than A Decade appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Georgia State University President Shares Why He's Leaving After More Than A Decade

City Leaders Respond To Calls To Curb Street Racing

Plus, we learn more about the mission behind 21st century leaders with Isabella Caviness, a youth ambassador for 21st Century Leaders, Kate Hewitt, the organization's executive director and Professor Jacque-Corey Cormier, a 21st Century Leaders alumni and volunteer. The post City Leaders Respond To Calls To Curb Street Racing appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Whistleblower Alleges Improper Medical Care At South Georgia Migrant Detention Center

Plus, Jack Hardin, co-founder of the Gateway Center and a co-chair of the Regional Commission on Homelessness, talks about efforts to help people who are facing eviction during the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Whistleblower Alleges Improper Medical Care At South Georgia Migrant Detention Center appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Whistleblower Alleges Improper Medical Care At South Georgia Migrant Detention Center

Online Group Supports The University System Of Georgia's Decision To Keep Students On Campus

Plus, Christopher Walsh, Senior Program Manager of the Human Freedom and Women's Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute, discusses a new report, "Choose Freedom: Revitalizing American Support for Democracy and Human Rights in the 21st Century." The post Online Group Supports The University System Of Georgia's Decision To Keep Students On Campus appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Online Group Supports The University System Of Georgia's Decision To Keep Students On Campus

City Council Member Proposes A Ban On Short-Term Rentals In Some Atlanta Neighborhoods

Plus, a new partnership between MARTA and Hope Atlanta aims to help unsheltered individuals seeking refuge on Atlanta's transit system. Also, we revisit a previous conversation with US FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn. The post City Council Member Proposes A Ban On Short-Term Rentals In Some Atlanta Neighborhoods appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

City Council Member Proposes A Ban On Short-Term Rentals In Some Atlanta Neighborhoods

Morehouse School Of Medicine Receives Largest-Ever Scholarship Donation

Plus, Emma Seppälä, the science director of Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and the co-director Wellness at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, discusses a study she co-authored that reveals how a specific breathing technique could be helpful for people experiencing increased anxiety during the pandemic. And, Lily Pabian, the executive director at We Love BuHi, shares how her organization is shifting to help provide food for residents in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Morehouse School Of Medicine Receives Largest-Ever Scholarship Donation appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Grove Park Leaders Respond To News Of Quarry Yards Sale

Plus, WABE reporter Roxanne Scott provides an update on the 2020 Census, as the current deadline draws new. And, Southeast Atlanta community leaders from NPU-Y and NPU-Z share their outlook for the future of their neighborhoods. Guests include: Shirley Nichols, NPU-Z Vice-Chair, Chris McCord, NPU-Y Chair, Gloria Hawkins Wynn, NPU-Y community member and Michael Fears, an NPU-Z community member. The post Grove Park Leaders Respond To News Of Quarry Yards Sale appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Fighting The COVID-19 Pandemic On Georgia's College Campuses

Plus, Andy Cole, editor-in-chief at the George Anne, Georgia Southern University's student newspaper, shares what he is observing on his college campus at this time. Also, Walter Ley rejoins the program to discuss how his start-up, Branch, is working to inform voters about local races ahead of the November election. The post Fighting The COVID-19 Pandemic On Georgia's College Campuses appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

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