0:00: Since 1979 the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has published an annual “Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents”. The latest audit reviewed incidents of anti-Semitic harassment, vandalism and assault in the US in 2018 and recorded 1,879 incidents nationwide. In Georgia, the ADL recorded 56 incidents, 30 of which were explicitly anti-Semitic. We learn more from Allison Padilla-Goodman, southeast regional director of the Anti-Defamation League. You can read more from the audit here.
19:56: There are over 3 million Americans in the United States who stutter, according to The Stuttering Foundation. Speech-language pathologist Tim Mackesey used to be one of them. After struggling with stuttering for 25 years, he went on to obtain his master’s degree in speech pathology and established a clinic in Dunwoody. Mackesey has now been treating patients for over two decades– he shares his journey and approach to helping others. Learn more about Mackesey’s work here.
39:25:Brown Boys Lemonade is a local business owned by two young entrepreneurs, Anthony and Ja’Den Anderson, ages 11 and 8 respectively. The business began back in 2013, when Anthony wanted extra money to purchase a video game. Since then, the business has grown to include a website and clients such as J.R. Crickets. Today, the two brothers join us in studio, along with samples of their secret recipe lemonade.
Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.