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How To Be An Antiracist: Book Discussion Series

Library staff professional development DEI book discussion

About Ibram X. Kendi

Source: Wikipedia; Ibram X. Kendi at 2019 Texas Book Festival, Photo © 2019 Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 4.0

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Ph.D. is an award-winning historian, a prolific public intellectual, and a 2019 inductee as a Guggenheim Fellow. His first book, The Black Campus Movement, won the prestigious W.E.B. DuBois Book Prize, while his second book, Stamped from the Beginning, won the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction. He is currently a professor of History and International Relations at American University. He is the founding director of the Center for Antiracist Research (formerly known as the Antiracist Research & Policy Center), now at Boston University.

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More by Kendi

Trevor Noah Interviews Kendi & Reynolds

Trevor Noah interview with Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi on The Daily Show, March 10, 2020. "Authors Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi discuss "Stamped," their book aimed at illuminating America's long history of racism in an unconventional and stimulating way." The book "Stamped" is a remixed version of Kendi's award-winning Stamped from the Beginning, edited for young adults.


Syllabus - Works by Ibram X. Kendi

Selected Books for Further Reading

Selected Articles

Note: While a grad student in the early 2000s, Kendi published numerous short articles and scholarly book reviews under his birth name Ibram Rogers and Ibram H. Rogers; his dissertation appears under his full birth name, Ibram Henry Rogers. In 2013, he changed his name to Ibram Xolani Kendi. Accordingly, his pre- and post-2013 works will be found under these names. During his graduate studies, he contributed frequently to Diverse Issues in Higher Education, and for several years has contributed numerous essays to The Atlantic. A few of his many articles and lectures are included below.