By flagging the school's application for reference to historian Ibram X. Kendi, the state's actions suggest that Texas is going beyond the text of recent legislation to suppress controversial ideas.
SOURCE: New York Times
Ibram X. Kendi's new venture, inspired by reflection and argument among journalists about the role of the press in covering movements for change, will update the mission of the Willam Lloyd Garrison and abolitionist press of the nineteenth century.
SOURCE: Washington Post
For Ibram Kendi, being ‘not racist’ doesn’t cut it. He insists that we, and he, be ‘antiracist.’
SOURCE: New Yorker
by Kalefa Sanneh
In “How to Be an Antiracist,” Ibram X. Kendi argues that we should think of “racist” not as a pejorative but as a simple, widely encompassing term of description.
SOURCE: Democracy Now!
Video of the Week: Ibram X. Kendi on Surviving Cancer & His Anti-Racist Reading List for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
And the legacy of Frederick Douglass on his 201st birthday.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Ibram X. Kendi
"Here’s my own anti-racist reading list for Northam and my fellow Americans who are truly awakening after their own blackface moment. It is for people realizing they were taught by their relatives and friends and the media how to be racist."
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