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FOX Carolina News and 107.3 JAMZ Present: A Necessary Conversation

A Necessary Conversation (July 19, 2016/FOX Carolina) A Necessary Conversation (July 19, 2016/FOX Carolina)

FOX Carolina News and 107.3 JAMZ teamed up to bring a panel of Upstate law enforcement and community leaders together to talk about the state of affairs in our country right now.

Questions were gathered from social media where YOU asked tough questions using #NecessaryDiscussion. Topics included crime, race relations in the community, minorities and law enforcement, and officer-involved shootings.

The live one-hour event was broadcast on air and online at 7 p.m., but the lively discussion continued after 8 p.m. on Facebook and

The forum will be re-aired on FOX Carolina at noon on Saturday.

Panelists included:

  • Michael Brown – President, Spartanburg NAACP
  • Dominic Gibbs - President, Anderson NAACP
  • Rev. J.M. Flemming - President, Greenville NAACP
  • Curtis Johnson – Senior Pastor at Valley Brooke Outreach Baptist Church and a Sunday morning host on JAMZ
  • Jil LittleJohn – Urban League of the Upstate President and Greenville City Councilwoman
  • Sheriff Steve Loftis – Greenville County 
  • Chief Ken Miller – Greenville Police Department 
  • Efia Nwangaza – Director of the Malcom X Center for Self Determination
  • Schuyler Peterson – Senior Pastor, Southside Baptist Church  
  • Sheriff John Skipper – Anderson County 
  • Chief Jim Stewart – Anderson Police Department
  • Chief Tony Taylor - Williamston Police 
  • Ricardo Urbina – Member of the Board of Directors for the Hispanic Alliance and retired U.S. District Court Judge  
  • Druanne White – Former Solicitor and now criminal defense attorney with  The Druanne White Law Firm
  • Bruce Wilson – Founder, Fighting Injustice Together 
  • Sheriff Chuck Wright – Spartanburg County

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