Thu, Sep 14|
Parkview at Cascades
Lecture Series: A Conversation with Professor Ibram X. Kendi
Join us for the fourth in our ongoing lecture series, a conversation with Professor Ibram X. Kendi! For more information on Dr. Kendi, please visit www.prhspeakers.com.
Time & Location
Sep 14, 2023, 6:00 PM
Parkview at Cascades, 414 E Bloxham St, Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA
About the event
Join us for a conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi! Dr. Kendi will be discussing the psychological effects of slavery with Dr. Rasheda Haughbrook, Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at Florida State University.
Ibram X. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University and the founding director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. He is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News racial justice contributor.
Dr. Kendi is the author of many highly acclaimed books, including Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, making him the youngest author to win that award. He had also produced five #1 New York Times bestsellers, including How to Be an Antiracist; Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and Antiracist Baby, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky. In 2020, Time magazine named Dr. Kendi one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world. He was awarded a 2021 MacArthur Fellowship, popularly known as the Genius Grant. His latest two books were the instant New York Times bestsellers How to Raise an Antiracist, and the picture book Goodnight Racism. His latest book, co-authored with Nic Stone, is How to Be a (Young) Antiracist.