Ibram X. Kendi, formerly an assistant professor of African American History at the University of Florida, won the National Book Award with his second book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. His latest book, How to be An Antiracist, has become a New York Times best seller. Dr. Kendi now lives in Washington, D.C., and is the founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. He is a nationally recognized speaker on race and discriminatory policy in the United States. He is also a columnist at The Atlantic.
Kendi will speak at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
This program is presented with the support of the UF College of Liberal Arts and Science's Rothman Family Chair in the Humanities; the UF Chief Diversity Officer; the UF Levin College of Law; and the UF Department of History.