Keynote Speaker Rev. Dr. William Barber II face emanates neon purple rays against a background of dark blue with dark teal concentric pentagonal shapes that subtly meet one another to create a cohesive pattern as they radiate out in to space. Race Forward Presents Facing Race: A National Conference.

For the last 20 years, Willie Hudspeth has waged a one-person war against the 100-year-old Confederate monument installed in Denton, Texas. Now, as Vice chronicles in a video posted yesterday (February 28), Hudspeth finally has soldiers fighting beside him. Watch as he explains why the monument has to go, and how his weekly protests and county courtroom visits moved him ever closer to victory.