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Ibram X. Kendi



Ibram X. Kendi, PhD, is an American author and professor. He champions the idea of antiracism, an idea of policy change rather than personal identity, and he is the founder of the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University.

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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi: Creating a More Equitable Society Is in White Americans’ Self Interest

The best selling author of “How to Be an Antiracist” and “Antiracist Baby,” Dr. Ibram X. Kendi joins Stephen Colbert to discuss what it takes to call one’s self antiracist, and how he believes it’s in everyone’s interest to end the racist policies that cause inequality in this country.

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How to Be an Antiracist

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism—and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other.

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Patience Is a Dirty Word

“We do not want our freedom gradually,” John Lewis said, “but we want to be free now!”

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The Difference Between Being “Not Racist” and Antiracist | Ibram X. Kendi

There is no such thing as being “not racist,” says author and historian Ibram X. Kendi.

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Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Some Americans insist that we're living in a post-racial society. But racist thought is not just alive and well in America--it is more sophisticated and more insidious than ever. And as award-winning historian Ibram X.

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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi on the Importance of Instilling Anti-Racist Values in Children | The View

The best-selling author and director of Boston University’s center for anti-racist research discusses his book “400 Souls” and reacts to the Capitol siege on Jan. 6.

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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619–2019

Four Hundred Souls is a unique one-volume “community” history of African Americans. The editors, Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain, have assembled ninety brilliant writers, each of whom takes on a five-year period of that four-hundred-year span.

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Denial Is the Heartbeat of America

When have Americans been willing to admit who we are?

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Book Talk with Ibram X. Kendi on “How to Be an Antiracist”

Ibram X. Kendi is the author of "How to Be an Antiracist." He discusses his recent work with Eugene Scott, a political reporter for the Washington Post’s "The Fix". The two spoke as part of the Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC.

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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning

The construct of race has always been used to gain and keep power, to create dynamics that separate and silence. This remarkable reimagining of Dr. Ibram X.

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