Closer Look: ‘Hidden Figures’; Women In Hip-Hop; And More

Dr. Rudy Horne, Morehouse College professor, discusses his role as a math consultant for the movie "Hidden Figures" today on ''Closer Look.''
Dr. Rudy Horne, Morehouse College professor, discusses his role as a math consultant for the movie "Hidden Figures" today on ''Closer Look.''
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Thursday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress give a news brief on today being the last day members of the Georgia House and Senate will be in session this year. Bills that don’t pass before tonight will be tabled until next year;
  • 1:14: ​WABE’s legal analyst Page Pate talks about a Georgia couple suing the state because they were denied the right to give their daughter a last name different to their own;
  • 19:30: Denis O’Hayer talks to Scott about veteran journalist and former Georgia Sen. Steen Miles, who died at the age of 70;
  • 23:31: Dr. Rudy Horne, Morehouse College professor, discusses his role as a math consultant for the movie “Hidden Figures”;
  • 36:21: Dr. Joycelyn Wilson, visiting Georgia Tech professor, talks about the role of women in hip-hop and their contributions to this genre.

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