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Closer Look: Malcom X's Daughter; Pokemon Go; And More

Jul 14, 2016

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

  • 0:00: Jim Burress and Rose Scott give a news brief about the Atlanta Press Club’s primary runoff debate for Cobb County Commission Chair;
  • 2:46: Aaron Nicholson, program director for the At Promise Youth Initiative, and Lt. Kelly Collier talk about a new initiative underway in Atlanta that aims to bridge the gap between youth and police;
  • 18:16: WABE medical analyst Dr. Ford Vox talks about how mental health factors into recent shootings in this week’s "Medical Minute";
  • 23:17: John Eaves, Fulton County chairman, talks about his policing strategies given the recent officer-involved shootings, and gives an update on the Central Library;
  • 45:33: Students Jonah Gottesman and Pauline Sow and staff member Avi Edelman talk about Operation Understanding DC, a summer program in which 23 African-American and Jewish high school students travel throughout Baltimore, New York and the deep South;
  • 1:02:07: Elly Yu reports on how the 1996 Olympics changed Atlanta’s brand;
  • 1:07:07: Tasnim Shamma reports on how the new mobile game Pokemon Go is getting teenagers and young adults to visit some of Atlanta’s historical sites;
  • 1:09:09: Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of civil rights leader Malcolm X, talks about her career as an author and her family’s legacy.