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On this edition of Political Rewind, we come to you from the headquarters of the State Bar of Georgia in downtown Atlanta in front of an audience of journalists, lawyers and judges from across the state.

  • Peake Not Running For Re-election
  • Convicted Murderer Mistakenly Freed
  • Money For School Safety Allocated

  • Russian Twitter Trolls Target Georgia
  • KSU Students File Suit Against The University
  • 8-Million Earmarked For School Security

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The Breakroom has a lot to talk about this week, including Fergie’s eyebrow raising National Anthem performance, if counting calories does anything, and the Atlanta airport’s supposed flights to Wakanda. We also discuss controversies surrounding President Donald Trump and the Parkland, Florida shooting last week. Our guests are Natalie Pawelski, Hector Fernandez, Amber Scott, and Greg Williams.

This week, the National Football League teamed up with Morehouse College in Atlanta for a workshop on activism. The workshop is designed to equip athletes with the tools and resources needed to make social change in respective and responsible ways.  Fifty years ago this year, two Olympic athletes brought their own type of activism to the national stage. Track stars Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists in a Black Power salute during the ceremony. Both were honored at the White House in 2016 by then-President Barack Obama.

  • ​The State House will set aside $8 million dollars to pay for school security improvement.
  • The 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King approaches.
  • Kennesaw State University is being sued by some students. 


This year marks the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth. Bernstein, a legendary composer, educator, and humanitarian, was born in August 25, 1918. To celebrate this milestone, orchestras and theatres around the world are preforming his vast range of work.

  • New Tax Plan For Used Car Sales
  • Massive Solar Farm Coming To Warner Robins
  • Help For Victims Of Child Sexual Abuse

  • Traffic Cams In School Zones
  • Douglasville Athlete Wins Olympic Silver
  • New "Dialing While Driving" Measure Proposed

Emily Cureton

On this edition of Political Rewind, we talk with former Georgia Congressman Jack Kingston.  He's making national headlines for comments calling into question the motives of students mobilizing for gun reform.  Also, as President Trump takes his first steps to improve gun safety, a very large group rallies at the Georgia State Capitol calling for gun control.  Plus, Republican leaders at the State Capitol reach an agreement to cut taxes on Georgians by half a billion dollars in the next five years.  What led to them to act now, despite initial concerns from the governor?  And, a bill to all