WABE's Week In Review: Trump's Georgia case also likely to be a 'circus' and Atlanta's new diversion center
An alternative for some…
Fulton County officials have introduced a center that will serve as Atlanta’s first, all-hours alternative to jail, providing a person-centered approach for people experiencing homelessness, mental health, substance abuse and poverty. https://t.co/2eNxtlgsKN— Chamian Cruz 🔍 (@xchamian) April 3, 2023
Searching for “justice”…
Veteran journalist @HankKlibanoff— WABE News (@wabenews) April 4, 2023
spoke with WABE's "All Things Considered" to discuss the fourth season of the podcast "Buried Truths: Race & Rage in Terrible Terrell," which investigates the 1958 killing of a 31-year-old Black man in Terrell County, Ga.https://t.co/uR7HDHpo7M
Also in this episode…
–Emily Wu Pearson reports on parents and guardians from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras — who have immigrated or were resettled in metro Atlanta — possibly being able to bring their children to Georgia with refugee status.
–Julien Virgin told us about residents of an Atlanta neighborhood who say trains block their main artery in and out of the community for hours at a time.
–Christopher Alston has more on the restoration of the African American district called the Promised Land community.