Closer Look: Atlanta’s Soccer History; Lynn Whitfield; And More

The Atlanta Soccer Football Club had players from both Lithonia and Atlanta. The team, seen here during the 1912-1913 season, played teams representing Chattanooga,Tennessee; Auburn University; and Birmingham, Alabama.
Credit Patrick Sullivan
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Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Kristi Swartz, Reporter for EnergyWire takes us through which environmental Bill was passed at the Georgia Capitol;
  • 19:47: Lynn Whitfield, Actress and Producer talks to us about her journey as an artist for Women’s History month. Currently, she is starring in Oprah Winfrey Network TV drama, ‘Greenleaf’;
  • 34:14: Patrick Sullivan, a historian, talks to us about Atlanta’s soccer history. It’s believed that one of the earliest local soccer games was played on St. Patrick’s day 1892.

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