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How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi – Best Book About Racism

Are you looking for books about racism? Don’t miss one of the most talked-about nonfiction titles of 2019 and 2020, How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi.

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How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi Book Information

Author: Ibram X. Kendi
Genre: Nonfiction | Book About Racism | Political Advocacy
Pages: 320
Publisher: One World
Publication Date: 2019

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How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism—and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. At its core, racism is a powerful system that creates false hierarchies of human value; its warped logic extends beyond race, from the way we regard people of different ethnicities or skin colors to the way we treat people of different sexes, gender identities, and body types. Racism intersects with class and culture and geography and even changes the way we see and value ourselves. In How to Be an Antiracist, Kendi takes readers through a widening circle of antiracist ideas—from the most basic concepts to visionary possibilities—that will help readers see all forms of racism clearly, understand their poisonous consequences, and work to oppose them in our systems and in ourselves.

Kendi weaves an electrifying combination of ethics, history, law, and science with his own personal story of awakening to antiracism. This is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond the awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the formation of a just and equitable society.

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More About The Author, Ibram X. Kendi

Ibram X. Kendi is a National Book Award Winner, 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, and bestselling author. He is also the Founding Director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. He writes for both The Atlantic and CBS news. Read more about Ibram X. Kendi.

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