KANSAS CITY, Mo. — WDAF-TV FOX4 hosted an exclusive, live broadcast event, “Be Heard: A Conversation on Race in Kansas City,” with anchor John Holt moderating the discussion Thursday night.
You can watch a replay in the video player at the top of the page. There were commercial breaks during the live presentation, you can drag your cursor ahead on the timeline to skip through the times where they appeared and the replay screen is black.
The goal was to facilitate genuine dialogue to talk about how Kansas City moves ahead and advances potential solutions to the challenges of race relations. What needs to happen to turn the pain and frustration from recent protests and affect positive change for the city?
FOX4 hosted the following participants :
- Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Quinton Lucas
- Kansas City, Missouri Police Chief Rick Smith
- Julee Jonez, KPRS Hot 103 Jamz DJ
- Wesley Hamilton, Executive Director, Disabled But Not Really
- Justice Horn, former UMKC student body president, co-chair of KC March for Our Lives, and 21-year old community activist
- Tracie McClendon-Cole, Deputy Director, Kansas City Health Department
- Pastor Ron Lindsay, Concord Fortress of Hope Church
- Dan Nelson, Chief Deputy, Jackson County Prosecutor’s office
- Gwen Grant, President, Urban League of Greater Kansas City