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Area teens voice concerns over recent police shootings
The panel from left: Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews, Kershaw County School District Grants Manager Kevin Rhodes, Camden Police Department Sergeant Sylvesta Robinson, Alpha Center Executive Director Paul Napper, Camden City Councilwoman Alfred Mae Drakeford, Camden Mayor Tony Scully, Camden City Councilwoman Laurie Parks, and KCSD Executive Director for K-12 Instruction Tim Hopkins.
Deeply concerned over recent police shootings in Tulsa, OK and Charlotte, N.C., area youth had a conversation with community leaders at the Jackson Teen Center September 28. Over 50 students and a handful of adults were in attendance in JTC’s auditorium. The students prepared a list of questions to ask community leaders in a forty-five minute discussion called “Make it a Conversation”.