Emil Moffatt is Morning Edition Host and Reporter at WPLN. Prior to coming to Nashville, he was All Things Considered host for WKYU in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Emil was born in Texas, graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington and spent three years as a news anchor and reporter with WBAP radio in Dallas. He also spent four seasons broadcasting minor league baseball in Fort Worth, Texas.
The 90-foot carving on the side of Stone Mountain in Georgia is the largest Confederate monument in the world. As the U.S. undergoes racial reckoning, the monument's future remains in doubt.
After Major League Baseball announced Friday it was moving the All Star Game out of Atlanta, reaction has been swift. MLB said it opposes the new Georgia law that restricts some voting rights.
President Biden and Vice President Harris traveled to Atlanta to meet with members of the Asian American community following this week's killings of eight people, including six women of Asian descent.
"We don't want to be in a hurry and a rush because we want a very methodical process," said one election official as some Republicans continue leveling unsubstantiated claims of fraud in the election.