UW Department of Architecture Book Group 2021


How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi (2019)

“My research kept pointing me to the same answer: The source of racist ideas was not ignorance and hate, but self interest.”

– Ibram X. Kendi

Please join us Monday February 8 at 12pm PST for an hour for our second Student, Staff and Faculty Book Club discussion on the UW Common Book, How to Be an Antiracist. We will meet every two weeks, same time and location. The meeting site needs to be launched in Chrome: www.kumospace.com/cbearchbookclub

Please join hosts, Kate Simonen, Shanna Sukol, Kathryn Merlino, and Jim Nicholls, in an interesting discussion of the book.

Pease bring your favorite quote from the book or spend an hour with the Ted Talk link below.

Ted Talk by Ibram X. Kendi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCxbl5QgFZw

“Ibram X. Kendi is today’s visionary in the enduring struggle for racial justice. In this personal and revelatory new work, he yet again holds up a transformative lens, challenging both mainstream and antiracist orthodoxy. He illuminates the foundation of racism in revolutionary new ways, and I am constantly challenged and inspired by his analysis. How to Be an Antiracist offers us a necessary and critical way forward.” – Robin Diangelo, Author, White Fragility


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