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[Live Streamed] How to Be An Antiracist – Community Discussion with Jodi Boone
October 28 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
How to Be An Antiracist – Ibram X. Kendi – Community Discussion
Wednesday, October 28th, 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Please join us in reading How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi. We’ll meet together via Zoom to share what we have learned through the book. We’ll also share with each other our personal commitment to taking meaningful action in helping to combat racism.
We encourage you to acquire your book in a way that supports the world around you – from a local bookstore; used to support the planet or new to support the author. Digital, audio, or physical versions may be available at your local library.
About the Author:
Ibram X. Kendi is one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist voices. He is a National Book Award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and the Founding Director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. Kendi is a contributor writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent. He will become the 2020-2021 Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for the Advanced Study at Harvard University.
Kendi is the author of The Black Campus Movement, which won the W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize, and Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2016. At 34 years old, Kendi was the youngest ever winner of the NBA for Nonfiction. He grew up dreaming about playing in the NBA (National Basketball Association), and ironically he ended up joining the other NBA.
Kendi is also the author of three #1 New York Times bestsellers, How to Be An Antiracist, an international bestseller that has been translated in several languages; Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and Antiracist Baby, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky. How to Be An Antiracist made several Best Books of 2019 lists and was described the New York Times as “the most courageous book to date on the problem of race in the Western mind.”
Bio from ibramxkendi.com
Date & Time: Oct. 28th, 2020 @7:45pm – 9pm
All are welcome to attend this event for free, but registration is required.
If you are able, please donate any amount as your “tuition” when you register. All proceeds will be donated.
The facilitators are donating their time.
About the instructor: Jodi Boone
Jodi Boone is a certified Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor and Ayurvedic Therapist. For many years, she lived in India where she studied Ayurvedic philosophy, cooking, bodywork and treatments. She also worked at Bastyr Natural Health Center for more than four years as an Ayurvedic Therapist, helping to oversee patients who were receiving Ayurvedic treatments and participating in panchakarma, Ayurveda’s powerful detoxification system. Today, she has her own Ayurveda practice in the Greenlake neighborhood, teaches yoga and is currently in school earning a master’s degree in counseling psychology.
Antiracist, Be Luminous Yoga, Community Discussion, Ibram X. Kendi, Jodi Boone