Acclaimed historian and author Ibram X. Kendi discusses his book Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, for which he won the National Book Award. The event will be followed with a Q&A, book-signing and reception.
This event is free and open to all, but please register. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, or to register offline, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office, at (804) 828-0593.
James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284
Ibram X. Kendi, an award-winning historian and New York Times-bestselling author, is professor of history and international relations and the founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. His second book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (Nation Books, 2016), won the 2016 National Book Award for nonfiction. At 34 years old, he was the youngest ever winner of the award for nonfiction.