Closer Look: MC Lyte; Decriminalizing Marijuana; And More

MC Lyte talked with "Closer Look" Thursday.
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Thursday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose and Jim give a news brief on President Donald Trump honoring first responders from last month’s Interstate 85 bridge collapse; plus, freight trains are running again after a fire broke out under railroad trucks in Atlanta; 
  • 1:43: Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall, explains why decriminalizing marijuana possession will strengthen the public’s trust in police;
  • 12:27: Robin Koval, president and CEO at Truth Initiative, and David Casey, vice president of workforce strategies and chief diversity officer at CVS Health, talk about the two organizations’ campaign to end tobacco use at HBCUs and community colleges;
  • 32:57: MC Lyte, pioneering hip-hop artist, chats about her career, and how she lends her voice to the next wave of journalists.

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