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 the author of many books including Stamped from the Beginning- The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and three #1 New York Times bestsellers, How to Be an Antiracist, which was also a Sunday Times bestseller; Stamped- Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and Antiracist Baby, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky. In 2020, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
One of the US's most respected scholars of race and history
-- Afua Hirsch
Could hardly be more relevant ... it feels like a light switch being flicked on -- Owen Jones on How To Be an Antiracist
Transformative and revolutionary -- Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility, on How To Be an Antiracist
The most courageous book to date on the problem of race in the Western mind * The New York Times on How To Be an Antiracist *
A must-read -- June Sarpong, author of Diversify, on How To Be an Antiracist