Date(s) - 11/09/2020
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Pitt Program Council and the Office of New Students Programs are proud to present an Evening with Ibram X. Kendi! Together, the Pitt Program Council and the Office of New Student Programs will lead a conversation focusing on Kendi’s book, “How to be Antiracist”, a 2020 New York Time’s #1 Best Seller discussing the concepts of racism and Kendi’s proposals for anti-racist individual actions and systemic changes.
This virtual event will be held Monday, November 9th, 2020 at 8:30pm EST through Zoom Webinars – students must log in using their Pitt Zoom account and their Pitt Passport to access the event.
Zoom link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/96781441192
IBRAM X. KENDI is one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist voices. He is a National Book Award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and the Founding Director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. Kendi is a contributor writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent. He is also the 2020-2021 Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for the Advanced Study at Harvard University. In 2020, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Kendi is also the author of three #1 New York Times bestsellers, HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, an international bestseller that has been translated in several languages; STAMPED: RACISM, ANTIRACISM, AND YOU, co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and ANTIRACIST BABY, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky. HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST made several Best Books of 2019 lists and was described in the New York Times as “the most courageous book to date on the problem of race in the Western mind.”