PBS NewsHour

Georgia governor declares emergency, appeals for calm

Clip: 05/30/2020 | 4m 6s Video has closed captioning.

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency on Saturday morning as Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms recruited Atlanta rapper activist Killer Mike as she appealed for calm after a night of violent confrontation between police and some protesters. Sudhin Thanawala, a reporter for the Associated Press covering the events, joins Hari Sreenivasan for the latest.

Aired: 05/30/20

Rating: NR

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