Ytasha Womack, Kathryn Lawler and Ron Thomas
On this edition of Closer Look, Ytasha Womack, critically acclaimed author, filmmaker and afro-futurist scholar discusses the legacy of trailblazing actress Nichelle Nichols. Deke Cateau, CEO of A.G. Rhodes nonprofit nursing home provider, discusses the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on nursing home occupancy, safety and employee shortages. Mercy Care CEO Kathryn Lawler discusses the health center’s new affordable housing development. Ron Thomas, chair of the Journalism in Sports, Culture and Social Justice Department, reflects on the life of NBA Hall of Fame and civil rights activist Bill Russell.