Facing Race, the biennial conference of Race Forward, our publisher, is in full gear. We’ll be livestreaming the plenary sessions! At 3:30 — 5 p.m. CT, tune into “The Next Fifty”!

This year and next we will celebrate the anniversaries of major racial justice victories like the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts. In this plenary, big thinkers will reflect on trends and strategies for the next half century. Get your long term on with:

-Ian Haney López, author of “Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class.”

-Van Jonespresident and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream

-Rinku Sen, president of Race Forward and publisher of Colorlines.com

Enjoy!