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.

Imara Jones is the former Economic Justice contributor for Colorlines.com and the creator of the weekly news show ‘The Last Sip: News for Social Change.’” She served in the Clinton White House, where she worked on international trade policy, and was an executive at Viacom. Imara has a master’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics, and holds an undergraduate degree from Columbia in political science. She’s a proud resident of Brooklyn U.S.A.

ISIS and the Cost of War

Unfinished business in Iraq and Afghanistan shows us that scaling up the military campaign against ISIS will create severe costs that won’t be shouldered equally by all Americans.

For Once, Common-Sense Ideas to Stop Income Inequality

In two separate reports issued over the past week, a strange thing happened in the fight over America’s economic future: The nation’s big-city mayors and Wall Street got on the same page about the need for broad-based economic fairness.