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Resources for students and faculty on How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Ibram X. Kendi.

Ibram X. Kendi

Ibram X. Kendi

Ibram X. Kendi is an award-winning and bestselling author of four books and fourteen academic essays, is a writer for The Atlantic, a correspondent for CBS, and the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and the Founding Director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research

For more information on Ibram X. Kendi visit https://www.ibramxkendi.com/

Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds is the award-winning and bestselling author of the Track series as well as more than ten middle grade and young-adult novels and books of poetry.

For more information on Jason Reynolds visit https://www.jasonwritesbooks.com/

How to be an Antiracist

How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. KendiHow to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

"Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America--but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Instead of working with the policies and system we have in place, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it. 

In his memoir, Kendi weaves together an electrifying combination of ethics, history, law, and science--including the story of his own awakening to antiracism--bringing it all together in a cogent, accessible form. He begins by helping us rethink our most deeply held, if implicit, beliefs and our most intimate personal relationships (including beliefs about race and IQ and interracial social relations) and reexamines the policies and larger social arrangements we support. How to Be an Antiracist promises to become an essential book for anyone who wants to go beyond an awareness of racism to the next step of contributing to the formation of a truly just and equitable society."

From https://www.ibramxkendi.com/how-to-be-an-antiracist-1

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and YouStamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds
A Remix of the National Book Award-Winning Stamped from the Beginning

"This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
A book about race.

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. Kendi's National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning reveals the history of racist ideas in America, and inspires hope for an antiracist future. It takes you on a race journey from then to now, shows you why we feel how we feel, and why the poison of racism lingers. It also proves that while racist ideas have always been easy to fabricate and distribute, they can also be discredited.

Through a gripping, fast-paced, and energizing narrative written by beloved award-winner Jason Reynolds, this book shines a light on the many insidious forms of racist ideas--and on ways readers can identify and stamp out racist thoughts in their daily lives."

From https://www.ibramxkendi.com/stampedbook

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How to be an Antiracist

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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You

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