Get to Know: Ibram X. Kendi

Ibram X. Kendi

Born: August 13, 1892
Hometown: Jamaica Neighborhood of New York, NY
The Book That “Made” Ibram X Kendi: Stamped From the Beginning: A Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Charitable Efforts: Kendi founded the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research, which resulted in an outpouring of donations to support the center’s work. The center’s mission is to “figure out novel and practical ways to understand, explain, and solve seemingly intractable problems of racial inequality and injustice.”
Fun Fact: Kendi’s favorite comfort food is grits, which he claims “is the only comfort food that I’m good at making.”

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