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A Community Conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will conclude the CNY 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Join us for a FREE discussion on Zoom about antiracism and critical social issues that affect us all. The event will feature a presentation by Dr. Kendi, followed by a live-streamed, moderated conversation with questions from community members.

This event is open to all, however pre-registration is required.


Ibram X. Kendi is one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist voices. He is a National Book Award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and the Founding Director of the Boston University 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 the Advanced Study at Harvard University.

His 2019 book How To Be An Antiracist was described by The New York Times as “the most courageous book to date on the problem of race in the Western mind.” His next book, Be Antiracist: A Guided Journal For Awareness, Reflection, and Action, is available for pre-order and will be published on October 6, 2020.

Presented by The Friends of the Central Library, in partnership with the Syracuse University Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Hendricks Chapel, and the Lender Center for Social Justice, sponsored by The Central New York Community Foundation, The Gifford Foundation, and WCNY.



Wednesday, October 21
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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