Come learn about the evolution of racism in the United States, as Ibram X. Kendi, Ph.D., discusses his newest book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which is a finalist for the 2016 National Book Award.
Kendi, a graduate of the Africana Studies Ph.D. program at Temple University, is an assistant professor of Africana Studies at the University of Florida and author of The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education.
He will present material from his new book at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 1, in the Busch Student Center room 251. Parking (for a fee) is available in the Laclede Parking Garage (on the corner of Grand and Laclede). A reception will follow. Books will be available for purchase. This lecture is free and open to the public.
This event is generously sponsored by Black Student Alliance, African American Male Scholars Initiative, Cross Cultural Center, and the John F. Bannon, S.J. Endowed Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences.