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.

The Hip-Hop Hustle, Then and Now [VIDEO]

Jay Smooth talks with the pioneering artists who first sold mix tapes on the streets of New York City, and with a young crew that’s trying to recreate that success today.