I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book that James Baldwin never finished and is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.
On Monday, August 10, Governor Brian P. Kemp and Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey will join Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, U.S. Surgeon General and local leaders at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to announce a new partnership to expand COVID-19 testing in the Atlanta region.
Join GPB’s Virginia Prescott for a live discussion with author Grace Elizabeth Hale, Commonwealth Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Virginia. The two will be discussing Hale’s latest book, Cool Town: How Athens GA Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture.
The death of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Rayshard Brooks, among others, unleashed anger across the country. While it is a national conversation, solutions to creating equity and inclusive communities will be found locally, which require cities and their leaders to be at the forefront of creating change in their communities.
Georgia mayors, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Jim Thornton, Hardie Davis, and Robert Reichert, along with Georgia House Representative Calvin Smyre begin that statewide conversation around the issues of race, equity and inclusion, how these issues impact Georgia’s communities, and why and how city officials can make equity a priority in their communities.
The Georgia Municipal Association and GPB present Cities United: The Road to Equity and Inclusion.
A search for justice and reconciliation begins while the trauma of more than a century of lynching Black Americans bleeds into the present.
Join GPB’s Virginia Prescott for a live discussion with former US poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey about her latest work, Memorial Drive.
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Odd Squad: Olive and Otto are sent to Shapley Manor to investigate an odd crime with even odder people.
The Ruff Ruffman Show: According to Ruff, building an obstacle course is a great way to entertain a hamster. However, remembering how he’d trained for a dogcathalon, Ruff admits he could never figure out how to build the sky-bridge without it collapsing. Can the kids come up with an improved design to stabilize the bridge and cheer up their hamster?