Ibram X. Kendi, Boston University
On Antiracist Research: Its Approach, Its History, Its Impact
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. For the 2020-21 academic year, he is a Frances B. Cashin fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. He is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent, and 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 three #1 New York Times bestsellers, How to Be an Antiracist; Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and Antiracist Baby, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky. Kendi lives in Boston, Massachusetts.