Closer Look: MARTA Shooting; ICE In Clarkston; And More | WABE 90.1 FM

Closer Look: MARTA Shooting; ICE In Clarkston; And More

Apr 14, 2017

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

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on MARTA CEO and General Manager Keith Parker saying that the transit system is safe after a deadly shooting aboard a West Lake train late yesterday afternoon;
  • 1:08: The Southern Region of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says reports that the agency specifically targeted Somalian refugees living in Clarkston, Ga. for detainment are simply false. Ted Terry, the mayor of Clarkston, talks about his concerns regarding recent arrests of some Clarkston residents;
  • 5:13: Greg Nevins, attorney for Lambda Legal, talks about how he won the biggest LGBT anti-discrimination victory in a U.S. court, and how it contradicts with what happened in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision just weeks before;
  • 18:13: Jessica Nunan, executive director of Caminar Latino, chats about how immigrant communities handle domestic violence in the Latino community;
  • 33:01: Nellie Holleman, manager at Cathedral of St. Phillip Thrift House, and Ryan Cobb, executive chef at Colonnade Restaurant, discuss what the repairs, road closures and increased traffic congestion after the Interstate 85 collapse meant for their business.

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