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Bee-search At GA Tech | Operation: Flood The Swamp | Vanguard Of The Revolution

In order to further integrate bees into a city environment, the Urban Bee Project at Georgia Tech hopes to create new homes for these vital insects while educating students on ecological responsibility.Plus, Most people try to not to engage with Internet trolls, users who try to create controversy and chaos on social media and other online communities. But students at Mercer University are on a mission to engage cyber bullies in civil conversation. And in 1967, Kathleen Cleaver joined the Black Panther Party after leaving the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Atlanta. Cleaver, now a lecturer at Emory University, shares her experience as an activist for racial equality in a new documentary, “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of The Revolution.”



Full Show - February 16, 2016

Bees play an invaluable role in our eco-system, but they are slowly dying out as a species. In order to further integrate bees into a city environment, the Urban Bee Project at Georgia Tech hopes to create new homes for these vital insects while educating students on ecological responsibility. We talk to Georgia Tech’s Jennifer Leavey, who is director of the project, about the initiative and what results she hopes to achieve over the length of the project.

Plus, in 1967, Kathleen Cleaver joined the Black Panther Party after leaving the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Atlanta. Cleaver, now a lecturer at Emory University, shares her experience as an activist for racial equality in a new documentary, “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of The Revolution.” She joins us to talk about her former role as Communications Secretary for the Black Panthers. Then, Michael Caputo reports on the vast system of stormwater pipes that exist underground in Georgia’s cities – and the cost of maintaining them.

And most people try to not to engage with Internet trolls, users who try to create controversy and chaos on social media and other online communities. But students at Mercer University are on a mission to engage cyber bullies in civil conversation. It’s all a part of a class led by Adam Ragusea, a visiting assistant professor at Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism. We speak with Ragusea and one of his students about the project for our ‘Lessons from Leftfield’ series.