2018 Program: General

Thursday (11/08)

12:00 pm to 4:30 pm    
Detroit: Ground Zero for a Divided America Bus Tour
Pre and Post-Conference Activity
TBD
TBD
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm    
Opening Ceremony
Hall D
TBD

Friday (11/09)

8:00 am to 9:00 am    
Breakfast
Hall D
TBD
9:00 am to 10:30 am    
The Shift: Narrative and Arts Amid the Culture Wars
Plenary
11:00 am to 12:00 pm    
Meet Author: Tananarive Due
Racial Justice Reads
River Front Salon West
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm    
Lunch
Hall D
TBD
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm    
Mass Freedom Presents: FRED Talks
Plenary
1:45 pm to 2:45 pm    
Meet Author: adrienne maree brown
Racial Justice Reads
River Front Salon West
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm    
KEYNOTE: Hari Kondabolu
Keynote
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm    
Meet Author: Ben Hecht
Racial Justice Reads
River Front Salon West
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm    
20 x 20: A Colorlines 20th Anniversary Celebration
Social Event
360 — Ambassador Ballroom
TBD
8:30 pm to 12:00 am    
After La Victoria Dance Party
Social Event
260 — Portside Ballroom
TBD

Saturday (11/10)

8:15 am to 9:15 am    
Breakfast
Hall D
TBD
9:30 am to 10:30 am    
Meet Author: Jeff Chang and Rinku Sen
Racial Justice Reads
River Front Salon West
11:00 am to 12:45 pm    
KEYNOTE: Tarana Burke
Keynote
Hall D
12:45 pm to 1:45 pm    
Lunch
Hall D
TBD
1:45 pm to 2:45 pm    
Meet Author: Edgar Villanueva
Racial Justice Reads
River Front Salon West
1:45 pm to 3:15 pm    
Being You and Doing Good: a conversation between Dawn-Lyen Gardner and Rinku Sen
Plenary
260 — Portside Ballroom
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm    
Is America Possible? Building a Multiracial Democracy in an Era of Division
Plenary