Today on Closer Look with Rose Scott on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019:
- 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on the DeKalb County School District’s new weapons deterrent plan. DeKalb District Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green joins “Closer Look” by phone to discuss the decision.
- 11:15: Georgia leads the nation in rates of new HIV infections. And while progress has been made over the decades, health officials and outreach advocates say there’s still much more work to be done. Why are new infection rates still high for certain populations? And, what can be done to prevent this? Today, experts and advocates including Dr. David Malebranche, Associate Professor from the Morehouse School of Medicine; Nicole Roebuck, Executive Director AID Atlanta and Olivia Chelko, Vice President of Communications/Development, from Positive Impact Health Centers, join Closer Look in studio for a roundtable discussion.
- 43:19: Famed Atlanta photographer Billy Howard recounts some of the dying AIDS patients he photographed in the 1980s. We revisit this segment, which originally aired in 2017.
Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.