From another viral video of a white officer arresting a black child, to gun violence involving children in Warner Robins.....each week journalists Leah Fleming and the Telegraph's editorial page editor Charles Richardson talk about the issues on the minds of Middle Georgians.
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Another viral video of a white law enforcement officer violently arresting a black child is sparking debate. This time the video is out of South Carolina where a school resource officer is shown standing over a student, seated at her desk. He puts his arm around her neck and then yanks her backward. The desk tips over and the student crashes onto the floor. The uniformed officer doesn't let go, sharply tugging the student toward the front of the classroom. She flies out of her desk and slides several feet across the floor. The officer has been fired. The government has opened a civil rights investigation into the case. The Question: How should educators and others deal with students in the classroom who may be disruptive?
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In Warner Robins prayers are continuing for 16-year-old Ryan Skeen, who was critically shot in the neck by a 13-year-old boy, who’s been taken into custody. This happened on Monday. Last week an 11-year-old girl was shot. What is behind these incidents? Charles Richardson says lack of gun responsibility by adults.
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There are lots of good paying jobs in Middle Georgia, says Charles Richardson. But there are some things you must do to score one of them!