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Ibram X Kendi on why not being racist is not enough

Ibram X Kendi on why not being racist is not enough
Wednesday 14
12:30 2019

The historian on how he confronted his own racism and the lessons he learned along the way, the far right’s abuse of free speech, and why the rise of the Squad gives him hope It is a moment that disturbs Ibram X Kendi to this day. It was the 90s, and Kendi – then in his final year of high school – was due to deliver a speech at a public-speaking contest held in Martin Luther King’s honour. “When we think of American history in the 90s, we’re really talking about the period in which people in both political parties, ...

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Summary: The historian on how he confronted his own racism and the lessons he learned along the way, the far right’s abuse of free speech, and why the rise of the Squad gives him hope It is a moment that disturbs Ibram X Kendi to this day. It was the 90s, ...

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