Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 05:30 pm

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. A book signing will follow the talk.

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 Gus Burns Memorial Fund.

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