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Author Ibram X. Kendi says being raised in the '90s meant being told by everyone that black youth were a problem. "I swallowed those ideals wholesale," he says. "I didn’t realize until later that internalized racism is the real black-on-black crime."

In his new book, “How to Be an Antiracist,” Ibram X. Kendi argues that racism can be objectively identified, and therefore fought, and one day vanquished. The cure, he thinks, will start with policies, not ideas.

Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi Are Teaming Up to Help Young People Navigate Racism

Ibram X. Kendi @DrIbram ) explains that “like fighting an addiction, being an antiracist requires persistent self-awareness, constant self-criticism, and regular self-examination.”

Love the new Ibram Kendi book - creates a whole new taxonomy for thinking about who's a racist:

#OnTheHill : Dr. Ibram Kendi, professor and author of ‘How To Be An Antiracist,’ join @FitzFox5DC  on this episode of the On The Hill podcast

#OnTheHill : Dr. Ibram Kendi, professor and author of ‘How To Be An Antiracist,’ join @FitzFox5DC  on this episode of the On The Hill podcast

"How to Be an Antiracist" author Ibram X. Kendi on what to know about racism

Ibram X. Kendi's new book, "How To Be An Antiracist," couldn't come at a better time.

Ibram X. Kendi @DrIbram ) explains that "like fighting an addiction, being an antiracist requires persistent self-awareness, constant self-criticism, and regular self-examination."

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In his new book, “How to Be an Antiracist,” Ibram X. Kendi argues that racism can be objectively identified, and therefore fought, and one day vanquished. The cure, he thinks, will start with policies, not ideas.

“What I do know is slaveholders identified as not racist… white supremacists identify today as not racist. “It seems to me, that term is more of a term of denial than a term with meaning.”   - Ibram X Kendi, author of #HowToBeAnAntiracist    #newsnight  | @DrIbram  | @KirstyWark 

In his new book, “How to Be an Antiracist,” Ibram X. Kendi argues that racism can be objectively identified, and therefore fought, and one day vanquished. The cure, he thinks, will start with policies, not ideas.

"What we should remember…is that eugenicists, when they were called racist in the 1930s and 1940s, their response was 'I'm not racist,'" says writer Ibram X. Kendi. "When Jim Crow segregationists…were called racist, their response was 'I'm not racist.'"

"What we should remember…is that eugenicists, when they were called racist in the 1930s and 1940s, their response was 'I'm not racist,'" says writer Ibram X. Kendi. "When Jim Crow segregationists…were called racist, their response was 'I'm not racist.'"

In his new book, Ibram X. Kendi argues that "not racist" isn't really a thing, because it tries to signify neutrality — and "there is no neutrality in the racism struggle." "The opposite of 'racist' isn't 'not racist,'" he writes. "It is 'antiracist.'"

"Why Black Lives Still Don't Matter" - the latest episode of my new podcast, Deconstructed, featuring an exclusive interview with Stephon Clark's fiancée Salena Manni & a conversation with academic/author Ibram X. Kendi. Pls do listen, subscribe and share:

National Book Award winner Ibram Kendi chose the most crucial books on race for each decade of America's existence

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