Facing Race: A National Conference in St. Louis, MO — November 20-22, 2024

Facing Race 2016

Atlanta, GA

Facing Race logo with blue and purple shapes radiating with overlapped heads and arms with tagline, "Our Stories. Our Solutions."

The first Facing Race conference to feature two keynote presentations by Roxane Gay — writer, professor, editor, commentator, and author of “Bad Feminist” and Jose Antonio Vargas — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and founder of Define American.

Opening the conference was an electrifying plenary entitled, “Multiracial Movement for Black Lives” with moderator Michelle Alexander, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law professor, civil rights advocate and writer.

Video Highlights

Keynote Speaker(s)

Highlighted Sessions

Breakout Sessions

Organizing and Advocacy

2016 Conference News

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