350: Ibram X. Kendi on Being an Antiracist


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Ibram X. Kendi is an American author, historian, and scholar of race and discriminatory policy in America. He is the Director for the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University and he received the National Book Award for Non-Fiction for his book, Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History Of Racist Ideas In America. In this episode, Ibram X. Kendi and Eric talk about his recent book, How To Be An Antiracist.

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In This Interview, Ibram X. Kendi and I Discuss Being an Antiracist and…

  • His book, How To Be An Antiracist
  • How he defines the word “racist”
  • The problem at the core of racism
  • How to determine if a policy is racist or antiracist
  • Racial discrimination
  • Differentiating between people and policies
  • The importance of viewing individual behaviors
  • How mistakes impact people of different races

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