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How to be an Antiracist

By Ibram X. Kendi


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a refreshing approach that will radically reorient America on the urgent issues of race, justice, and equality.


 
 

Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America--but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Instead of working with the policies and system we have in place, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it. 

How to Be an Antiracist promises to become an essential book for anyone who wants to go beyond an awareness of racism to the next step of contributing to the formation of a truly just and equitable society.

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Our Zoom discussion will be moderated by special guest Lynne J. Davidson, PhD, MPA.

 
Ms. Davidson  is the President of Lynne J. Davidson, LLC, a company that assists nonprofits, foundations, and corporations measure the social value of their programs.

Lynne has a long-standing academic interest in issues of race and diversity that dates back to her master’s thesis at Princeton University. Until 2019, Lynne was the executive director of 2020 MicroClinic Initiative, a nonprofit that seeks to improve health outcomes and maternal and neonatal mortality rates in low-income countries. She has over 30 years of experience in equity and inclusion policy, academic administration, political science, policy analysis, and international development, and has served as an independent consultant to many organizations on issues of equity, poverty, and microfinance.

Lynne was named one of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine in 2016.

 


 

Read the book and join the discussion on July 30th!  The book can be purchased or rented in all formats, including audio.  Check your local library as well!

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