Eureka College Representative Speaks On Conflict in Ferguson

Published 08/25 2014 07:11PM

Updated 08/25 2014 07:14PM

EUREKA - A representative from Eureka College is contributing to the national discussion of the Michael Brown's death.

Dr. Jamel Santa Cruze Bell is the first Chief Diversity officer for eureka college.

She recently served as a panelist for a major educational conference at a St. Louis college.

Bell monitored debates and fielded questions about the hot-button issue.

She says people that attended the conference were open-minded about the topic, but the tension in the nearby Ferguson community was definitely noticeable.

"It's very intense and very powerful and the messages that protestors are sending really ring for a lot of us and really resonates for a variety of reasons,” said Dr. Bell.

Bell used to be a full-time faculty member at St. Louis University.

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