Facing Race, the biggest racial justice conference in the United States, is underway! This time around, Colorlines’ publisher, Race Forward, is hosting some 3,400 organizers, activists, artists, cultural workers, educators and others in the City of Detroit at the Cobo Center.
For folks who can’t make it, we’re livestreaming some of the amazing plenaries and keynote speeches by comedian Hari Kondabolu ("The Problem With Apu") and Tarana Burke, founder of the Me Too movement. Click the links to see the action!
Friday, November 9
9:00-10:30 Plenary: The Shift: Narrative and Arts Amid the Culture Wars
rntFeaturing: Jeff Chang, Rashad Robinson, adrienne maree brown, Faviana Rodriguez, Bree Newsome
3:30-5:30 Keynote: Hari Kondabolu
Saturday, November 10
11:00-12:45 Keynote: Tarana Burke
3:30-5:00 Plenary: Is America Possible? Building a Multiracial Democracy in a Time of Division Featuring: john powell, Tarso Luis Ramos, Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson, Anat Shenker-Osorio, Julie Nelson
*Post has been updated to reflect the correct title of Kondabolu’s documentary, "The Problem With Apu."