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Closer Look: Remembering The Los Angeles Riots; And More

May 2, 2017

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

  • 0:00: Shanna Miles, Atlanta-based author of "Willow Born" talks about why there is a lack of diversity in cultural stories written by minorities, and 18-year old aspiring writer, Jasmine Thompson shares her writing experiences;
  • 18:38: Actor GregAlan Williams recalls what he saw 25 years ago when four white police officers were acquitted for beating Rodney King, sparking unrest and rioting in the streets of L.A.;
  • 34:45: Dr. Shafiq Khan, director of Clark Atlanta University's Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development, chats about how the new U.S. Preventative Task recommendations that have changed the group's position on prostate screenings. The new guidelines recommend that men aged 55 to 69 with no signs of prostate cancer have a conversation with their doctor about the benefits and drawbacks of screening for the disease.

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