WebHeader_Grove.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Get 2 limited-edition podcast mugs when you make a sustaining gift of $8 or more per month today!

Divided States: Georgia Auto Mechanic Ties Racial Tensions To Obama

Mechanic Jimmy Arno and his wife, Dami, in their home near Atlanta. A photograph of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee hangs above them.
Arezou Rezvani
/
NPR
Mechanic Jimmy Arno and his wife, Dami, in their home near Atlanta. A photograph of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee hangs above them.

Jimmy and Dami Arno of the Atlanta suburb of Lawrenceville, Ga., say the country is in trouble. "I know that we were a whole lot further along racially 8 years ago than we are today," Jimmy says.

They plan on voting for Donald Trump this November.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Steve Inskeep
Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.
Arezou Rezvani is a senior editor for NPR's Morning Edition and founding editor of Up First, NPR's daily news podcast.

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.