On Second Thought On Second Thought is a one hour, daily news talk show, airing at 9 a.m. ET weekdays on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Timely conversations about all topics relating to Georgia including politics, healthcare, education, music, literature and race. We bring you stories you won't hear elsewhere and voices that are often ignored. The show has a no-pundit policy because we're interested in information, not talking points. On Second Thought incorporates the comments and ideas of listeners into its stories, and welcomes input from the Georgia community. Stream live at www.gpb.org/radio at 9am ET Monday-Friday.
On Second Thought

On Second Thought

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On Second Thought is a one hour, daily news talk show, airing at 9 a.m. ET weekdays on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Timely conversations about all topics relating to Georgia including politics, healthcare, education, music, literature and race. We bring you stories you won't hear elsewhere and voices that are often ignored. The show has a no-pundit policy because we're interested in information, not talking points. On Second Thought incorporates the comments and ideas of listeners into its stories, and welcomes input from the Georgia community. Stream live at www.gpb.org/radio at 9am ET Monday-Friday.More from On Second Thought »

Most Recent Episodes

On Second Thought For Tuesday, October 23, 2018

"On Second Thought" explored rural churches, political thrillers and the legacy of the first black graduate at the University of Georgia today. Sonny Seals spoke about Georgia's history through rural churches. Seals co-produced GPB's docuseries, "Saving Grace" with George S. Hart. They also wrote "Historic Rural Churches of Georgia." As voters prepare for the November election, political power grabs are in the national news. "Paper Gods: A Novel of Money, Race, and Politics" uncovers a

'The Quiet Trailblazer:' Mary Frances Early's Legacy At UGA

The first class of women graduated from the University of Georgia in 1918, one hundred years ago. Their resiliency changed higher education, but they were segregated. UGA admitted the first black woman, Charlayne Hunter-Gault , in 1961. She inspired Mary Frances Early to attend the school a year later, and Early became the first black UGA graduate. She graduated in 1962 with a master's degree in music education. We spoke to her about the barriers she faced in admission, the isolation of being

Atlanta Author Says Her Fiction Mirrors The Facts Of City Politics

As voters prepare for the November election, political power grabs are in the national news. "Paper Gods: A Novel of Money, Race, and Politics" uncovers a conspiracy that reaches into the heart of Atlanta's political machine.

'Saving Grace' Tells Stories of Georgia's Historic Rural Churches

Churches were built all over Georgia during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. They were social and spiritual centers from across mountains, the Piedmont, to the swamps and pine barrens of south Georgia. They were of all dimensions and denominations. Some have lasted down the years in fine shape while some require restoration.

On Second Thought For Monday, October 22, 2018

Today we discussed the importance of community input in health issues and art museums. We spoke with Breana Lipscomb, the U.S. maternal health campaign manager for The Center for Reproductive Rights . The organization works to improve health outcomes for women. We also spoke with Wanda Irving, a consultant and mediator, whose daughter died after giving birth in 2017. We also spoke to Kevin W. Tucker , chief curator at the High Museum of Art about the re-installation and the museum's efforts to

High Museum Diversifies Collections To Reach A Diverse Community

Atlanta's High Museum of Art looked to the community for inspiration for the re-installation of its collection. The recent rotation of artwork more closely reflects Atlanta's demographics. It features more art by women and people of color. This re-installation is part of the museum's effort to make their environment truly representative, accessible and inclusive. We spoke to Kevin W. Tucker , chief curator at the High Museum of Art about the re-installation and to Floyd Hall , ArtsATL

Georgia Ranks Worst For Maternal Mortality

Women in Georgia are more likely to die from pregnancy-related and associated complications than in Uzbekistan. The state allocated $2 million to help reduce that number in this year's health budget.

On Second Thought For Friday, October 19, 2018

From favorite books to superhero inspirations, we discussed the pop culture that shapes our understanding of self and the world around us. We spoke to GPB hosts Bill Nigut and Emily Jones about their favorite books from "The Great American Read" series. We also heard from "Black Lightning" actors Nafessa Williams and Marvin Jones about their roles on the show. The second season is currently filming in Atlanta and airing on The CW.

'They Don't See Me Coming': Nafessa Williams On Season Two Of 'Black Lightning'

"Black Lightning" follows a retired superhero who gets pulled back into crime fighting to protect his family and community. Nafessa Williams plays the daughter of the titular superhero. Her character, Anissa Pierce, is the first black lesbian superhero to appear on a network show. Kalena Boller , host of GPB's upcoming podcast "The Credits," spoke with Williams about her groundbreaking role.

'They Don't See Me Coming': Nafessa Williams On Season Two Of 'Black Lightning'

GPB Hosts Discuss Fiction, Fantasy, 'Fifty Shades' For The Great American Read

Reading as children and adults shape our sense of self and the world around us. GPB is exploring the country's 100 most-loved novels with the series "The Great American Read." We spoke to GPB hosts Bill Nigut and Emily Jones about their favorite books ahead of the winning selection's reveal on Oct. 23.

GPB Hosts Discuss Fiction, Fantasy, 'Fifty Shades' For The Great American Read

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