Ibram X. Kendi
Founding Director, Antiracist Research and Policy Center, American University
Ibram X. Kendi is founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University, where he is a professor of history and international relations. He is also an Ideas columnist at The Atlantic. Kendi’s best-selling book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, earned him the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction (at 34 years old the youngest-ever honoree), among other accolades. He also authored the award-winning book, The Black Campus Movement, and the forthcoming How To Be An Antiracist, to be published in August 2019. Kendi has published essays in numerous periodicals, including The New York Times and The Washington Post.