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Thief River Falls Public Library BOOK-ON-CD 305.8009 KEN (Text) 35500006342362 New Available -

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  • ISBN: 0593395700
  • ISBN: 9780593395707
  • Physical Description: 9 audio discs (approximately 10 hr., 44 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
    sound disc
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, [2020]

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General Note: Compact discs.
Title from container.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by the author.
Summary, etc.: Kendi weaves an electrifying combination of ethics, history, law, and science with his own personal story of awakening to antiracism. This is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond the awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the formation of a just and equitable society.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 October #2
    *Starred Review* "I used to be a racist most of the time," insists Kendi, a surprising revelation from 2016's winner for the National Book Award for Nonfiction (Stamped from the Beginning). "The opposite of ‘racist' isn't ‘not racist,'" he explains. "It is ‘antiracist'... There is no in-between safe space of ‘not racist.' The claim of ‘not racist' neutrality is a mask for racism." Kendi's impassioned presentation as he makes his aural debut here is palpable—and infectious. He narrates with distinct rhythmic phrasing, with pauses for emphasis, although seemingly not breathing when reciting particularly detailed longer sentences. Kendi opens each chapter with definitions of a type of racism and its opposite—gender racism and gender antiracism, for example—and incorporates personal experiences with corresponding historical/social context and pertinent antiracist antidotes. Supported by diligent, insightful research, Kendi challenges and dismantles privilege, immigration policies, crime statistics, achievement gaps, and all manner of power structures, always turning the mirror first on himself. As the founding director of American University's Antiracist Research & Policy Center in Washington, DC, and the inaugural instigator in April 2019 of the National Antiracist Book Festival, Kendi lives what he writes. "We know how to be a racist. We know how to pretend to be not racist. Now let's know how to be antiracist." Recommended—no, required—reading for all. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Ibram X. Kendi is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a professor of history, and the founding director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. He is a columnist at The Atlantic and a correspondent with CBS News. He is the author of five books including Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction; How to Be an Antiracist; Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and Antiracist Baby, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky.

Subject: United States
Racism Psychological aspects
Race relations
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Advocacy
United States Race relations
Racism Psychological aspects
Anti-racism United States
Kendi, Ibram X
Genre: Audiobooks.
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