CRANFORD, NJ - The Libraries of Union County Consortium (LUCC) will host a virtual visit with author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi on December 7, beginning at 7: 30 p.m. via Zoom. The event is part of an LUCC-sponsored series of discussions exploring the subject of Race, Empowerment and Experience.

This program is free for all to attend. Registration is required and available by visiting

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University and the founding director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research. He is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent. Dr. Kendi has authored many books, including Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and three #1 New York Times bestsellers, How to Be an Antiracist; Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and Antiracist Baby, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky.

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In 2020, Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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