A Conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi -- Racist Ideas in America/How to be an Antiracist

Join Dr. Katrina Sims, Department of History and Faculty-in-Residence, Division of Student Affairs, Hofstra University, and Sevion McLean, Hofstra Engineering student, Hofstra Resident Assistant and President of Xi Psi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. for a moderated conversation.

Ibram X. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University, and the founding director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research. He is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News racial justice contributor.

Kendi is the 2020-2021 Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. He is the author of many books including Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, making him the youngest ever winner of that award. He also authored three #1 New York Times bestsellers, How to Be an AntiracistStamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and Antiracist Baby, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky. His newest books are Be Antiracist: A Journal for Awareness, Reflection, and Action; and Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, co-edited with Keisha Blain, which will be out in February. In 2020, Time Magazine named Kendi one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

To read more about Dr. Ibram Kendi and purchase books, visit ibramxkendi.com

Presented by the Hofstra Cultural Center in collaboration with the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Center for Civic Engagement.

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Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Time: 1-2 p.m.

Location: Virtual event; advance registration required.  

Please register using the RSVP for this Event link. Registrants will be sent the link prior to the event.

For more information, please contact the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669.



Wednesday, February 17, 2021



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