This is a newsmagazine featuring the key stories of the day that are relevant to you. It’s a community forum for and about metro Atlanta. Host Rose Scott knows the ins and outs of covering news important around Atlanta.
She’ll lead discussions on the issues that impact where we live. WABE’s news team is going into metro Atlanta neighborhoods to provide context, storytelling and a sense of place. You’ll hear not only from the biggest newsmakers, but also from folks who don’t often get a voice.
“Closer Look” features a mix of local national and international stories and interviews. It’s an interactive space to share ideas and dig deeper into issues. It’s not just about Atlanta; it’s a program for Atlanta.
The Georgia Board of Education recently passed a resolution banning Critical Race Theory (CRT) from being taught in public schools. We hear reactions from Dr. Laura Renée Chandler, Oglethorpe’s first vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Dr. Richard Benson, an associate professor in the Department of Education at Spelman College.
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