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Closer Look: 100 Black Men Of Atlanta; And More

Apr 12, 2016

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

  • 0:00: Don Vassel, the recently appointed CEO of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, discusses leading the organization as it marks its 30th year;
  • 15:25: Artist and scholar Dr. Arturo Lindsay talks with former student Fahamu Pecou about his humble artistic beginnings in this week’s edition of “StoryCorps Atlanta”;
  • 19:45: Bob Lamb, who owns one of the units at the previously investigated Brannon Hill Condominiums in unincorporated DeKalb County, shares his story of how the development came to be in its current state of disrepair;
  • 34:44: Candace Wheeler talks about the CDC’s recent statements on the Zika virus, Rachel Dolezal and changes to the National Weather Service’s writing style in today’s “Trending” segment;
  • 39:23: As part of a “Closer Look” series for Autism Awareness Month, Lillie Huddleston, Autism Plan for Georgia Implementation Coordinator, and Dr. Daniel Crimins, director of the Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State’s School of Public Health, discuss the second annual Autism Conference of Georgia;
  • 54:34: Author Rupert Isaacson shares his experiences and advice as the father of a son on the autism spectrum;
  • 1:02:36: Former chair of the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission Lester Tate discusses the fate of the JQC amidst possible changes to the agency.