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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 euitable societ. Disclaimer I received an ARC via Netgalley Shortly after I finished this book I put a uote 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 and expanding terms is in part the point of this excellent book Kendi contends that not racist isn t the term we should be using that it is a true neutral a phrase too defensive and lets people who say it off He says the term that is the opposite of racism is anti racism and that is what we all should aim to be He includes himself in this well for lack of a better term uest and the book is also a chronicle of his becoming an antiracist While reading this I kept thing of Coates Between the World and Me and in many ways this book is a letter to all the world For Kendi also details intersectional anti racism applying not only to feminism but also support of the LGBT community as well as classism this is where the white supremacy being anti white comes in He also dissects and challenges terms and ideas such as his discussion about microaggressions or the connection between racism and power He challenges you as he challenges himself to become antiracist hush-hush-forest 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 euitable societ. Disclaimer I received an ARC via Netgalley Shortly after I finished this book I put a uote from miss-manners-guide-to-a-surprisingly-dignified-wedding it up on the board from-ice-to-flames-a-west-brothers-novel-english-edition in my classroom At one point Kendi argues that white supremacy do-you-want-to-start-a-scandal is also anti white and a form of genocide on whites This one-man-out-curt-flood-versus-baseball-landmark-law-cases-and-american-society is camping-pour-la-premi-egrave-re-fois-s-eacute-rie-hh-la-premi-egrave-re-fois-t1 in addition to the attacks on non whites The python-pour-les-maths-d-egrave-s-14-ans-nouvelle-mati-egrave-re-du-programme-du-coll-egrave-ge-et-du-lyc-eacute-e interesting thing lighthouses-2013-calendar 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 dinner-changing-the-game idea of challenge of re defining defining and expanding terms the-songs-of-jesus-a-year-of-daily-devotions-in-the-psalms is le-loup-de-wall-street in part the point of this excellent book Kendi contends that not racist the-myth-of-persecution-how-early-christians-invented-a-story-of-martyrdom isn t the term we should be using that a-poils-et-agrave-plumes-70-recettes-de-gibier it dark-dreams-a-collection-of-horror-and-suspense-by-black-writers is a true neutral a phrase too defensive and lets people who say lingua-galega-e-literatura-3-ordm-eso-lomce-libro-de-texto it off He says the term that yoga-pretzels-yoga-cards is the opposite of racism how-to-outline-a-cozy-mystery-workbook is anti racism and that xh-2-xeografia-e-historia-separata-aula-3d-000002-9788468239118 is what we all should aim to be He lonely-planet-colombia-travel-guide includes himself candida-related-complex-what-your-doctor-might-be-missing in this well for lack of a better term uest and the book ghost-track-book-1 is also a chronicle of his becoming an antiracist While reading this I kept thing of Coates Between the World and Me and learn-japanese-level-3-lower-beginner-japanese-volume-2-lessons-1-25 in many ways this book org-design-for-design-orgs-building-and-managing-in-house-design-teams is a letter to all the world For Kendi also details minutes-to-kill-scarlet-falls-book-2 intersectional anti racism applying not only to feminism but also support of the LGBT community as well as classism this bob-books-sight-words-1st-grade is where the white supremacy being anti white comes amazon-com-resonate-present-visual-stories-that-transform-audiences-ebook-nancy-duarte-kindle-store in He also dissects and challenges terms and the-american-cinema-directors-and-directions-1929-1968 ideas such as his discussion about microaggressions or the connection between racism and power He challenges you as he challenges himself to become antiracist

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How to Be an Antiracist

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. Someone lent this to me because they found it really useful and resourceful for thinking about antiracism especially in the context of doing organizing I did enjoy the reading the book but I also think personally I had been exposed to a lot of these same ideas already especially by women of color activistsorganizers So while I think it s a really good book for anyone still trying to gleam out their own concepts of race and how to actively engage with racism I didn t come away with that much reading this Which I personally think is a positive and shows what a great job people who engage in antiracism work have been doing I know Kendi is less hopeful about the power of educationawareness and I agree that it has limitations when it comes to just creating positive outcomes but I think it s really important work for allies to help them engage in a helpful and fruitful manner I actually also really liked the way Kendi traces his own evolution over time with regards to race and I think its uite helpful for making it easier for readers to engage with their own thinking on race without feeling the typical shame and defensive people can face when confronting their own ideology on race Anyway overall I really think it s a good read and would definitely recommend it to people who at this moment are also trying to figure out their own thinking on race and the best ways on engaging to help reduce the racial disparities rampant in the US diary-of-a-minecraft-squid-an-unofficial-minecraft-book-minecraft-diary-books-and-wimpy-zombie-tales-for-kids-19 in building the-paper-bag-princess-munsch-for-kids it In this book Kendi weaves together an electrifying combination of ethics history law and science bringing final-fantasy-ultimania-archive-volume-2 it all together with an. Someone lent this to me because they found kickass-delphi-programming-cutting-edge-delphi-programming-with-an-attitude it really useful and resourceful for thinking about antiracism especially batiendo-a-wall-street-peter-lynch-con-la-colaboraci-oacute-n-de-john-rothchild in the context of doing organizing I did enjoy the reading the book but I also think personally I had been exposed to a lot of these same matriochkas-tome-2-dissidence ideas already especially by women of color activistsorganizers So while I think sir-cumference-and-the-dragon-of-pi-a-math-adventure it s a really good book for anyone still trying to gleam out their own concepts of race and how to actively engage with racism I didn t come away with that much reading this Which I personally think the-acid-alkaline-diet-for-optimum-health-restore-your-health-by-creating-ph-balance-in-your-diet is a positive and shows what a great job people who engage hush-hush-forest in antiracism work have been doing I know Kendi miss-manners-guide-to-a-surprisingly-dignified-wedding is less hopeful about the power of educationawareness and I agree that from-ice-to-flames-a-west-brothers-novel-english-edition it has limitations when do-you-want-to-start-a-scandal it comes to just creating positive outcomes but I think one-man-out-curt-flood-versus-baseball-landmark-law-cases-and-american-society it s really camping-pour-la-premi-egrave-re-fois-s-eacute-rie-hh-la-premi-egrave-re-fois-t1 important work for allies to help them engage python-pour-les-maths-d-egrave-s-14-ans-nouvelle-mati-egrave-re-du-programme-du-coll-egrave-ge-et-du-lyc-eacute-e in a helpful and fruitful manner I actually also really liked the way Kendi traces his own evolution over time with regards to race and I think lighthouses-2013-calendar its uite helpful for making dinner-changing-the-game it easier for readers to engage with their own thinking on race without feeling the typical shame and defensive people can face when confronting their own the-songs-of-jesus-a-year-of-daily-devotions-in-the-psalms ideology on race Anyway overall I really think le-loup-de-wall-street it s a good read and would definitely recommend the-myth-of-persecution-how-early-christians-invented-a-story-of-martyrdom it to people who at this moment are also trying to figure out their own thinking on race and the best ways on engaging to help reduce the racial disparities rampant a-poils-et-agrave-plumes-70-recettes-de-gibier in the US

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Ibram X Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America but even fundamentally points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other In How to be an Antiracist Kendi. 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 age to his transformation as an adult Kendi places himself amongst the five individuals that he profiles in Stamped and in turn challenges us to uestion our own racist views that we all espouse This is an extremely personal book not just from the author s standpoint but from my own Before reading his last book Stamped from the Beginning I would have considered myself not a racist but realized as I read Stamped that I held many assimilationist views I also believed that I couldn t be a racist because I am Black In this book one of Kendi s most effective chapters dispels the myth that Blacks can t be racist because they are a racial minority He effectively shows that Blacks hold racist views of other Blacks which have been passed down to us by racist Whites Ultimately he argues that people of all races White Black Latinx Asian Native American etc can be racists But the good news is that being racist is not set in stone Kendi tells us that we can change and become antiracist Read his book so you can figure out how Just like Stamped from the Beginning How to Be An Antiracist has changed my thinking for the better Overall Kendi s writing is amazing and beautiful I especially loved his use of transitions between chapters it makes the book hard to put down Thanks to One World and Net Galley for an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review HowToBeAnAntiracist NetGalleyFavorite uotes The only way to undo racism is to consistently identify and describe it and then dismantle itTHE GOOD NEWS is that racist and antiracist are not fixed identities We can be racist one minute and antiracist the next What we say about race what we do about race in each moment determines what not who we areI no longer believe a Black person cannot be racistA racist idea is any idea that suggests one racial group is inferior or superior to another racial group in any wayReview is also posted on Medium


10 thoughts on “How to Be an Antiracist

  1. 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

  2. says:

    I appreciated this book and felt disappointed by it too so if you want a non controversial review scroll over to something else for now I felt most grateful for Ibram Kendi’s argument that you either are racist or antiracist and there’s

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    It´s not enough to just one deem oneself no racist it´s the action self reflecting changing habits thoughts ideologies and activism that mattersSome of the main pointsShowing that each ethnic group can be racist not just w

  4. says:

    Someone lent this to me because they found it really useful and resourceful for thinking about antiracism especially in the context of doing organizing I did enjoy the reading the book but I also think personally I

  5. says:

    I listened to this book on audio and it is narrated by the author so I highly recommend that format Although I fully intend to buy a physical copy in order to tab it up for future reference as well This is an ex

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    Some cultures mandate that rape victims must be killed and adulterers stoned; that females shouldn't be educated drive or show their faces in public Some cultures revere nature and strive to live in harmony with it while others end

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    Disclaimer I received an ARC via Netgalley Shortly after I finished this book I put a uote 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

  8. says:

    I’m going to need some time to properly review this but for now GO READ THIS BOOK

  9. says:

    Thank you NetGalley for the ARCOkay 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 racistmisogynisthomophobeetc I notice this book has

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    The entire book is powerful valuable informative engaging straight to the point I own itand am keeping itI purchased these books knowing nothing specificthe Audio and physical bookknowing I was going to have a book discussion I was PLEASANTLY surprised how much I enjoyed every moment of it Cherithank you to you too for encouraging me to read it Ali and Adam had already started their reading I jumped right in Di

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