Closer Look: Tupac Statue; Mother’s Day; And More

Rapper Tupac Shakur arrives at New York's Radio City Music Hall, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 1996. The famed New York City landmark will be rocking later in the evening when the 13th Annual MTV Video Music Awards take center stage. (AP Photo/Todd Plitt)
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Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Nicole Roebuck, executive director of AID Atlanta, talks about a lawsuit filed yesterday by the group against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;
  • 9:37: Sculptor Nijel Binns talks about a new, 1,000-pound, 7-foot-tall bronze statue of rapper Tupac Shakur being built this fall in Atlanta;
  • 21:43: WABE employees reflect on being just like their moms for Mother’s Day;
  • 23:53: As part of “Closer Look’s” graduation series, GSU student Joseph “Joey” Velazquez talks about his struggles in getting his degree;
  • 32:49: More reflections from WABE employees about their moms;
  • 35:45: Brian Prentice, consultant at Oliver Wyman firm, discusses a report titled, “When Growth Outpaces Capacity,” which details a labor shortage in the aviation mechanics industry.

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