How to Be an Antiracist

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • How to Be an Antiracist
  • Ibram X. Kendi
  • English
  • 06 August 2017
  • 0525509283

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How to Be an Antiracist Ibram X Kendi s concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America but evenfundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other In How to be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it In this book, Kendi weaves together an electrifying combination of ethics, history, law, and science, bringing it all together with an engaging personal narrative of his own awakening to antiracism How to Be an Antiracist is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond an awareness of racism to the next step contributing to the formation of a truly just and equitable society. Free Download [ How to Be an Antiracist ] By [ Ibram X. Kendi ] – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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15 thoughts on “How to Be an Antiracist

  1. Raymond says:

    It is only fitting that this book is being released after the past several weeks of racists attacks by politicians and mass shootings in the name of White Supremacy After witnessing these acts many Americans will say I m not like that, I m not a racist I don t have a racist bone in my body Ibram Kendi s newest book addresses that mindset In his follow up to Stamped from the Beginning The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, Kendi argues that the dichotomy of either being a racis It is only fitting that this book is being released after the past several weeks of racists attacks by politicians and mass shootings in the name of White Supremacy After witnessing these acts many Americans will say I m not like that, I m not a racist I don t have a racist bone in my body Ibram Kendi s newest book addresses that mindset In his follow up to Stamped from the Beginning The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, Kendi argues that the dichotomy of either being a racist or not a racist is a false one We must choose to be racist or antiracist Kendi tells the reader how to be an antiracist by using history and his own biography He chronicles his own personal evolution of espousing racist ideas at a young ag...

  2. Christine says:

    Disclaimer I received an ARC via Netgalley Shortly after I finished this book, I put a quote from it up on the board in my classroom At one point, Kendi argues that white supremacy is also anti white and a form of genocide on whites This is in addition to the attacks on non whites The interesting thing is that the black students I use black because not all of the students are American citizens were all nodding their heads, and the while students were all WTF But that idea of challenge of Disclaimer I received an ARC via Netgalley Shortly after I finished this book, I put a quote from it up on the board in my classroom At one point, Kendi argues that white supremacy is also anti white and a form of genocide on whites This is in addition to the attacks on non whites The interesting thing is that the black students I use black because not all of the students are American citizens were all nodding their heads, and the while students were all WTF But that idea of challenge of re defining, defining, a...

  3. Traci at The Stacks says:

    So great What an amazing human Kendi is His ability to reflect on his own racist actions and thoughts is profound I love his approach and think his insights are fantastic The use of memoir with the definitions of types of racism and antiracism are really smart I really enjoyed this book, though if you ve read Stamped from the Beginning his previous book you may find this one redundant or slightlyelementary If you haven t attempted Stamped because it s intimidating this might be a b So great What an amazing human Kendi is His ability to reflect on his own racist actions and thoughts is profound I love his approach and think his insig...

  4. Chris Blocker says:

    I ve a longstanding interest in Malcolm X There were many aspects of his character that fascinate me One is the transformation he made in the final year of his life his second awakening, the birth of el Hajj Malik el Shabazz In these days, el Shabazz embraced the idea that there were other factors that went into making one a devil, not merely one s ethnicity His overnight change of heart opened up considerable possibilities, a movement with aunified front I always wondered where el I ve a longstanding interest in Malcolm X There were many aspects of his character that fascinate me One is the transformation he made in the final year of his life his second awakening, the birth of el Hajj Malik el Shabazz In these days, el Shabazz embraced the idea that there were other factors that went into making one a devil, not merely one s ethnicity His overnight change of heart opened up considerable possibilities, a movement with aunified front I always wondered where el Shabazz would ve taken us had he been given the chance I imagine he d have taught us a few things, even if most of us would ve been unwilling to listen.It may be presumptuous of me to make such a comparison, but I see a lot of el Shabazz in Ibram X Kendi Kendi is a brilliant, open minded scholar who, unlike many of his contemporaries, fesses up to a history of hatred Too many well intentioned people deny ever having or being capable of a racist thought by acknowledging his...

  5. Claudia Amendola says:

    Thank you NetGalley for the ARC.Okay, I worry about the ratings this book will get and whether or not they are truly honest North Americans have an extremely bad habit of being so far left that any criticism of commentary on sexism, racism, homophobia, etc means you re a racist misogynist homophobe etc I notice this book has straight 5 star reviews on Goodreads, many without commentary Why What about this book makes it deserving of five stars Because the topic is important Yes, it is But Thank you NetGalley for the ARC.Okay, I worry about the ratings this book will get and whether or not they are truly honest North Americans have an extremely bad habit of being so far left that any criticism of commentary on sexism, racism, homophobia, etc means you re a racist misogynist homophobe etc I notice this book has straight 5 star reviews on Goodreads, many without commentary Why What about this book makes it deserving of five stars Because the topic is important Yes, it is But was it executed in a manner deserving of five stars No, it wasn t I can anticipate the backlash I will get, already I can imagine the super Leftists raging about me being bothered by it insert whatever discriminatory stance they think I have, here I got this ARC from NetGalley, and I want to be honest with my revi...

  6. Allison says:

    I want all of America to do a big book club with this book There s so much here and I want to write a full review of this books brilliance Kendi s straightforward definitions, his use of memoir and history What surprised me the most is I wasn t sure I agreed with everything he said, especially the powerless defense and the chapter on racism against Whites I loved this book will try to write a coherent review What I have to say now is PREORDER THIS.Thanks to One World Books for the I want all of America to do a big book club with this book There s so much here and I want to write a full review of this books brilliance Kendi s straightforward definitions, his use of memoir and history What surprised me the most is I wasn t sure I agreed with everything he said, especially the powerless defense and the chapter on racism against Whites I loved this book will try to write a coherent review What I have to say now is PRE...

  7. Mara says:

    Kendi brings the same strong moral vision to his memoir as he did to his powerful history of American racism, STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING Though I would say I personally preferred his voice channeled in the historical non fiction genre over the memoir personal essay genre, this is still an incredibly resonant coherent argument about why simply being not racist isn t a sufficient bar for Americans to clear To be not racist is to be passive against and therefore complicit in racist po Kendi brings the same strong moral vision to his memoir as he did to his powerful history of American racism, STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING Though I would say I personally preferred his voice channeled in the historical non fiction genre over the memoir personal essay genre, this is still an incredibly resonant coherent argument about why simply being not racist isn t a sufficient bar for Americans to clear To be not racist is to be passive against and therefore complicit in racist policies and ideas Rather, Kendi uses the story of his own life to argue passionately for the necessity of being ANTI racist, as an active agent against racist policies and ideas The fact that he produced such a strong piece of work while battling stage 4 colon cancer Remar...

  8. Ryan Ebling says:

    How many times is Dr Kendi going to write a book that changes my life So far, he s done it twice This book has the potential to change the world I am not exaggerating.

  9. Misha says:

    Quotes from unproofed arc I do not use microagressions any I detest the post racial platform that supported its sudden popularity I detest its component parts micro and aggression A persistent daily low hum of racist abuse is not minor I use the term abuse because aggression is not as exacting a term Abuse accurately describes the action and its effects on people distress, anger, worry, depression, anxiety, pain, fatigue, and suicide.What other people call racial microaggress Quotes from unproofed arc I do not use microagressions any I detest the post racial platform that supported its sudden popularity I detest its component parts micro and aggression A persistent daily low hum of racist abuse is not minor I use the term abuse because aggression is not as exacting a term Abuse accurately describes the action and its effects on people distress, anger, worry, depression, anxiety, pain, fatigue, and suicide.What other people call racial microaggressions I call racist abuse And I call the zero tolerance policies preventing and punishing these abusers what they are antiracist Only racists shy away from the R word racism is steeped in denial 47 Assimilationists believe in the post racial myth that talking about race constitutes racism, or that if we stop identifying by race, then racism will miraculously go away They fail to realize that if we stop using racial categories, then we will not be able to identify racial inequity If we cannot identify ...

  10. Andre says:

    Five luminous stars This is a bold book of reckoning Kudos to Ibram Kendi for having the testicular fortitude to bring new ideas to the marketplace Although antiracism isn t necessarily a brand new idea, Kendi has placed his indelible stamp on it and will now be forever linked to it with this very important book One of the things that impress, and is helpful in discussion and debate are clear definitions As he did in his previous work, Stamped From The Beginning he is laborious about Five luminous stars This is a bold book of reckoning Kudos to Ibram Kendi for having the testicular fortitude to bring new ideas to the marketplace Although antiracism isn t necessarily a brand new idea, Kendi has placed his indelible stamp on it and will now be forever linked to it with this very important book One of the things that impress, and is helpful in discussion and debate are clear definitions As he did in his previous work, Stamped From The Beginning he is laborious about exactly defining the terms he uses Readers will appreciate this as it helps to flush out clarity And I would add, arms one against the attacks that are surely coming from all angles I distinctly remember the debate around Afrocentricity and all the myriad ways that...

  11. Chaitra says:

    I liked most of it, identified with some assimilationist thoughts I d been thinking after moving to the United States in India, being one of the majority I didn t really have to think about carrying the burden of a nation in how I presented myself , and a lot of the racist ideologies make my stomach churn, but it didn t really surprise me There s some good advice about avoiding racist thought altogether, and how hard it is because most of it is supposedly well meaning and innocent I read it m I liked most of it, identified with some assimilationist thoughts I d been thinking after moving to the United States in India, being one of the majority I didn t really have to think about carrying the burden of a nation in how I presented myself , and a lot of the racist ideologies make my stomach churn, but it didn t really surprise me There s some good advice about avoiding racist thought altogether, and how hard it is because most of it is supposedly well meaning ...

  12. Becki says:

    I have confidence that this book, when finally born into the world, is going to grow into a movement that will do incredible things I m a white woman I d like to think that I m not a racist The problem is that I don t know what I don t know This book was carefully crafted to include copious amounts of research and data, while also vulnerably and transparently sharing the author s own journey through racism Through the course of this book, I ve learned that being not a racist is not enou I have confidence that this book, when finally born into the world, is going to grow into a movement that will do incredible things I m a white woman I d like to think that I m not a racist The problem is that I don t know what I don t know This book was carefully crafted to include copious amounts of research and data, while also vulnerably and transparently sharing the author s own journey through racism Through the course of this book, I ve learned that being not a racist is not enough progress is only made through Anti racism I ve learned that well intentioned people still sometimes do and say things that are painful, problematic, or flat out wrong I ve learned the importan...

  13. Nate says:

    Privileged to receive an advance reader s edition A fantastic, challenging, yet hopeful book nothing short of mind altering Please read this and tell everyone you know to do the same.

  14. Alix says:

    I will be curious to hear what some of mywoke friends think about this when it comes out I have an advance copy for review for On the Same Page I have not read enough in this genre on this topic to judge What I did like was his honesty and vulnerability he accuses his own past and intermittently present self for pretty much every kind of benighted ism that he now works so hard as an antiracist to eradicate His style of writing in this book is intentionally repetitive, as if to pou I will be curious to hear what some of mywoke friends think about this when it comes out I have an advance copy for review for On the Same Page I have not read enough in this genre on this topic to judge What I did like was his honesty and vulnerability he accuses his own past and intermittently present self for pretty much every kind of benighted ism that he now works so hard as an antiracist to eradicate His style of writing in this book is intentionally repetitive, as if to pound home his points I tried to look at it as incantatory but only occasionally succeeded He says in the last section that he wrote this book at the request of readers of his previous book Please tell us how to be an anti racist I can see how this new book gets us partly there It eliminates all the excuses or false beliefs anyone can harbor for racism of any kind What I would like to have seen were some specific stories of people other than Kendi himself, in his relentless self examination workin...

  15. Casey says:

    Thanks to Random House for the free advance copy of this book.HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST is part memoir and part educational text Kendi sets out anecdotes from his own life to illustrate the variety of ways racism manifests in America and how it is closely intertwined with other prejudices we hold The writing in this book is simple and straightforward you do not need a deep academic understanding of race to grasp the concepts Kendi brings to the reader You will come away with that deep underst Thanks to Random House for the free advance copy of this book.HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST is part memoir and part educational text Kendi sets out anecdotes from his own life to illustrate the variety of ways racism manifests in America and how it is closely intertwined with other prejudices we hold The writing in this book is simple and straightforward you do not need a deep academic understanding of race to grasp the...