SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– On Friday, July 31st, KOLR10’s Heather Lewis and David Oliver met with the following Springfield community leaders:

  • Springfield NAACP President Toni Robinson
  • Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams
  • MSU Assistant Professor and Area Business Owner, Dr. Lyle Foster
  • Springfield City Manager Jason Gage
  • Springfield Public Schools’ Chief Equity and Diversity Officer Dr. Yvania Garcia-Pusateri

Attached, you’ll find the entire panel discussion.

The discussion, which lasted close to an hour, addressed multiple topics, including hate crime’s in the era of social media, how people of color are looking to white allies to educate themselves, and many others.