Author and historian Ibram X. Kendi joins us today on The Short Stacks to talk about his New York Times Bestselling book, How to be an Antiracist. We discuss how he came to write this book as a mix of history and memoir. Then he shares his advice for discussing racism with loved ones, and gives us plenty of book and author recommendations to continue on our antiracist journeys.
There are no spoilers on this episode.
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Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes. If you’d like to support your local independent bookstore, you can shop through IndieBound.
- How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
- Stamped from the Beginninig by Ibram X. Kendi
- Ibram X. Kendi on Twitter
- Antiracist Book Festival
- Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
- Jason Reynolds
- The Antiracist Research & Policy Center
- Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi
- “Antiracism for babies, spiritual noirs, and magical realism: the week in book deals” (Emily Temple, LitHub)
- “A Reading List for Ralph Northam” (Ibram X. Kendi, The Atlantic)
- “An Antiracist Reading List” (Ibram X. Kendi, The New York Times)
- W.E.B. Du Bois
- Malcolm X
- Dorothy Roberts
- Jesmyn Ward
- Jacqueline Woodson
- James Baldwin
- Maya Angelou
- Reggie Bailey on Instagram
- Florida A&M University
- White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
- Dying of Whiteness by Jonathan Metzl
- Locking Up Our Own by James Forman Jr.
- Angela Y. Davis
- “Angela Davis and Ibram X. Kendi” (City Arts & Lectures Podcast)
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