The Demands of Fighting Racism are Solvable
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University and the founding director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research. He is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent. Dr. Kendi is the author Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and he’s written four #1 New York Times bestsellers including How to Be an Antiracist. His podcast is called Be Antiracist with Ibram X. Kendi.
For more resources on learning about and doing antiracism work, see the list below.
- Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (2010)
- Carol Anderson, The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America (2021)
- Erika Lee, America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States (2019)
- Heather McGhee, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together (2021)
- Paul Ortiz, An African American and Latinx History of the United States (2018)
- David Treuer, The Heartbeat on Wounded Knee: Native Americans From 1890 to the Present by David Treuer (2019)
- John Lewis: Good Trouble
- Just Mercy
- Hair Love
- The Hate U Give