Closer Look: The Legacy of Dick Gregory; Veteran Journalist Ed Gordon; And More

Artist and educator Ayanna Gregory discusses her father, Dick Gregory, and his connection to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on "Closer Look" Tuesday.
Artist and educator Ayanna Gregory discusses her father, Dick Gregory, and his connection to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on "Closer Look" Tuesday.
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Tuesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief about a DeKalb County School District student who has died from the flu.The 15-year-old, Miguel Jaimes Martinez, was a student at Cross Keys High School. We learn more about the district’s response to both Martinez’s passing and efforts to prevent the spread of the flu from Dr. R. Stephen Green, Superintendent and CEO of the DeKalb County School District.
  • 6:33: Emmy award winning, veteran journalist, Ed Gordon, discusses his 30 years in the industry, challenges facing journalism in this “fake news” environment, and his latest project for Bounce TV network titled “Am I Black Enough?”. Gordon currently hosts the quarterly news magazine show “Ed Gordon”  on Bounce TV network.
  • 33:46: Our ATL68 series continues with artist, and educator, Ayanna Gregory. She discusses her father, civil rights activist Dick Gregory, and his connection with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.