Closer Look: The Unsolved Disappearance Of Ga.'s Shy'Kemmia Pate; And More | WABE 90.1 FM

Closer Look: The Unsolved Disappearance Of Ga.'s Shy'Kemmia Pate; And More

Aug 2, 2017

Wednesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on President Donald Trump, Rep. Tom Cotton and Georgia Republican Sen. David Perdue introducing a revision to the nation’s RAISE Act. The White House says this is the most significant reform to the nation's immigration system in 50 years.
  • 2:06: BuzzFeed News reporter Jessica Testa tells Rose Scott about the disappearance of a 8-year-old Shy'Kemmia Pate, nicknamed ShyShy, who went missing from Unadilla, a rural town in Georgia in 1998. The case has remained unsolved for 19 years.
  • 20:11: In June, a lawsuit was filed that alleges sexual abuse at a historic Georgia boarding school, the Darlington School, in Rome, Georgia. Attorney Darren Penn represents some of the alleged victims, and tells us more about the case.
  • 38:42: In Georgia, more than 1.7 million people are considered food-insecure and receive Federal Nutrition Assistance benefits. Sara Berney, executive director of Wholesome Wave Georgia, explains how the Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program is working to increase access to affordable and nutritious local foods for Georgians living below the poverty line.

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