ORLANDO, Fla. — Channel 9 anchors Vanessa Echols, Greg Warmoth and Martha Sugalski hosted “A Conversation on Race in Central Florida” Tuesday evening.
If you missed the special, you can watch it below:
The live, one-hour special brought together a diverse panel of Central Florida elected officials, law enforcement officials, civil rights attorneys, activists and religious leaders for a candid conversation about racial inequality.
Two of Channel 9′s radio partners were also be part of the special -- Rickey Smiley, host of “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show,” which airs weekdays on Star 94.5; and Joe Kelley, host of “Orlando’s Morning News” on News 96.5 WDBO.
Who was on the panel?
• Noel Carter, who was convicted of battery on a law enforcement officer after video showed Orlando police officers kicking him outside a nightclub.
• Orange County Sheriff John Mina
• Orlando police Chief Orlando Rolón
• Jaz Bennett, activist
• Rudy Darden, a facilitator with Valencia College’s Peace and Justice Institute
• Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings
• Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer
• Natalie Jackson, civil rights attorney
• Howard Marks, civil rights attorney
• Orange-Osceola County State Attorney Aramis Ayala
• Pastor Tim Johnson, of Orlando World Outreach Center
• State Sen. Randolph Bracy
• State Rep. Geraldine Thompson
• State Rep. Anna Eskamani
• State Sen. David Simmons
You can re-watch the special by downloading the free WFTV Now app on Roku, Apple TV or Amazon Fire TV Stick.