[PAST EVENT] Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

October 5, 2016
6:30pm - 8pm
School of Education, Matoaka Woods
301 Monticello Ave
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location

Professor Kendi
Ibram X. Kendi is an assistant professor of African American History at the University of Florida, where he is a historian of racist and antiracist ideas and movements. His second book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, was recently published by Nation Books. Kendi also authored the award-winning book, The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965-1972, as well as fourteen essays in books and academic journals. He has received research fellowships, grants, and visiting appointments from a variety of universities, foundations, professional associations, and libraries, including the American Historical Association, Library of Congress, National Academy of Education, Spencer Foundation, Lyndon B. Johnson Library & Museum, Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, Brown University, Princeton University, Duke University, University of Chicago, and UCLA. Kendi is currently finishing Black Apple: A Narrative History of Malcolm X and Black Power in New York, 1954-1974, a book under contract with NYU Press.

For more about Professor Kendi, see the Washington Post book review or his C-SPAN Book-TV appearance.

If interested, please RSVP: forms.wm.edu/28116


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