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Resources for Owen Summer Reading

This research guide is intended to provide a starting point for discussion and reflection for the Owen Graduate School of Management summer community read, How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi. 

Video Resources

The Difference Between Being "Not Racist" and Antiracist - TED (June 9, 2020) - Ibram X. Kendi defines the concept of antiracism and explains how it fosters recognition, acceptance of responsibility, and ultimately a rejection of prejudice, setting a course to uproot injustice and inequality in every sphere of our lives.

How to Be an Antiracist - The Aspen Institute Ideas Festival (2019)  Also available is a Key Ideas Outline with anchors to the corresponding segment of the video.

Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist with Post-Talk Discussion - UC Berkeley (September 12, 2019) - Part of the Haas Institute's Research to Impact Series, with further detail available on the event web page.

Prof. Ibram X. Kendi: Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America- National History Center (February 2018) - Kendi explains the racist behaviors and justifications intentionally put into place by intelligent and educated leaders, arguing against the idea that racist systems emerged from fear or ignorance. 


Brené Brown with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist - Unlocking Us with Brené Brown (June 3, 2020)

Historian Ibram X. Kendi On 'How To Be An Antiracist' - NPR WBEZ Chicago (October 30, 2019)

Ibram X. Kendi Wants to Redefine Racism - The Ezra Klein Show (October 7, 2019)

A Brief History of Racism with Ibram X. Kendi - Slate, Live at Politics and Prose (August 25, 2017)

Lincoln's Legacy with Race with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi - The Railsplitter: The Abraham Lincoln Podcast (August 17, 2017)

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