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Ibram X. Kendi & Nic Stone | How to be a (Young) Antiracist (OFFSITE)

 

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Please join us for the launch of How to Be a (Young) Antiracist with co-authors Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Nic Stone in conversation with Durham based author and psychiatrist, Dr. Damon Tweedy. Based on the adult bestseller by Ibram X. Kendi, and co-authored by bestselling author Nic Stone, How to Be a (Young) Antiracist is a dynamic reframing of the concepts shared in the adult book, How to Be an Antiracist , with young adulthood front and center. This is an in-person, offsite event, presented by Quail Ridge Books and Rofhiwa Book Cafe. 

Registration:

The purchase of one ticket includes one reserved seat and a signed copy of How to Be a (Young) Antiracist.

This is an OFFSITE event at Meredith College's Jones Auditorium.

Attendees may be subject to metal detector and/or bag search for weapons before entering the venue.

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About Dr. Ibram X. Kendi:

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 a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent. 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 five #1 New York Times bestsellers including How to Be an Antiracist; Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and Antiracist Baby, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky. His latest books are How to Raise an Antiracist and Goodnight Racism, illustrated by Cbabi Bayoc. In 2020, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world. He was awarded a 2021 MacArthur Fellowship, popularly known as the “Genius Grant.”  

About Nic Stone:

Nic Stone is an Atlanta native and a Spelman College graduate. Her debut novel for young adults, Dear Martin, and her debut middle-grade novel, Clean Getaway, were both New York Times bestsellers. She is also the author of Odd One Out, which was an NPR Best Book of the Year and a Rainbow Book List Top Ten selection, Jackpot, and Shuri: A Black Panther Novel. Dear Justyce, the sequel to Dear Martin, recently published. She is one of the authors in the New York Times bestselling book Black Out, recently optioned for as a new anthology program for Netflix by Barack and Michelle Obama's production company, Higher Ground. Find her online at nicstone.info or @nicstone 

 About Damon Tweedy, MD:

Damon Tweedy, MD is an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine and staff physician at the Durham Veteran Affairs Health System. He is the author of Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine. Dr. Tweedy has written extensively about the intersection of race and medicine, both in academic journals and popular print publications with bylines in the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Raleigh News & Observer. He lives outside of Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, with his family. 

 

How To Be A (Young) Antiracist: The New York Times bestseller How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi is shaping the way a generation thinks about race and racism. How to be a (Young) Antiracist is a dynamic reframing of the concepts shared in the adult book, with young adulthood front and center. Aimed at readers 12 and up, and co-authored by award-winning children’s book author Nic Stone, How to be a (Young) Antiracist empowers teen readers to help create a more just society. Antiracism is a journey–and now young adults will have a map to carve their own path. Kendi and Stone have revised this work to provide anecdotes and data that speaks directly to the experiences and concerns of younger readers, encouraging them to think critically and build a more equitable world in doing so. 

Event date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
Jones Auditorium
3800 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC 27607
How to Be a (Young) Antiracist By Ibram X. Kendi, Nic Stone Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593461600
Availability: On our shelves
Published: Kokila - January 31st, 2023

The #1 New York Times bestseller that sparked international dialogue is now a book for young adults! Based on the adult bestseller by Ibram X. Kendi, and co-authored by bestselling author Nic Stone, How to be a (Young) Antiracist will serve as a guide for teens seeking a way forward in acknowledging, identifying, and dismantling racism and injustice.


The (Young) Antiracist's Workbook: Questions for Changemakers By Ibram X. Kendi, Nic Stone Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780593234853
Availability: On our shelves
Published: One World - January 31st, 2023

Kids 12 and up can discover ways to work toward a better future in this illustrated workbook guiding them to reflect on their understanding of race—from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist.


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