Stamped From The Beginning: A Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
A Taft Lecture by Ibram X. Kendi
This Taft Lecture features award-winning historian and best-selling author Ibram X. Kendi, Professor of History and International Relations and founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University.
Dr. Kendi is the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped From The Beginning: A Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. In addition, he has published fourteen essays in books and academic journals, including The Journal of African American History, Journal of Social History, Journal of Black Studies, Journal of African American Studies, and The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture. His relentless and passionate research puts into question the notion of a post-racial society and opens readers’ and audiences’ eyes to the reality of racism in America today. His lectures are sharp, informative, and hopeful, serving as a strong platform for any institution’s discussions on racial discrimination.
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Funded by The Charles P. and Elanor Taft Memorial Fund, the Taft Lecture Series features provocative thinkers, writers, teachers, theologians, social justice activists and leaders in the fields of religion, social science, the arts, politics, and more.