Virtual Talk: “Confronting White Power in 2020” Feat. Ibram X. Kendi and Kathleen Belew, Monday 10/5Historians in the News
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Please join us for a special event in the NYU BeTogether Global Scholars & Innovators Series: A Panel with Ibram X. Kendi & Kathleen Belew on “Confronting White Power in 2020,” moderated by Linda Gordon on Monday, October 5th from 7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. EDT.
About Dr. Ibram X. Kendi:
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University, and the founding director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research. Kendi is a contributing writer at the Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent. He is also the 2020-2021 Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.
Kendi is the author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and The Black Campus Movement, which won the W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize. He is also the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers, How to Be an Antiracist, and Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, a young adult remix of Stamped from the Beginning, co-authored with Jason Reynolds. He most recently authored the #1 Indie bestseller, Antiracist Baby, available as a board book and picture book for caretakers and little ones.
About Dr. Kathleen Belew:
Dr. Kathleen Belew spent ten years researching and writing Bring the War Home, examining previously classified FBI files and vivid personal testimonies and letters. She is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Chicago and has appeared on Fresh Air, Weekend Edition, and CBS News. Her work featured prominently in the PBS Frontline documentary Documenting Hate: New American Nazis.
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