Welcome to the 164th episode of the award-winning Diverse Minds podcast. This month’s theme is UK Black History Month: Action, not words. So, on today’s episode, I’m reflecting on the book, How to be an anti-racist by Ibram X Kendi, published in the UK in 2019.
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On today’s show on How to be an Anti-Racist
- How this book has helped me [00:56]
- A brief introduction to the book. [02:19]
- One thing I really enjoyed about this book. [03:55]
- The idea of embracing discomfort and tips to help achieve it. [04:43]
- Some ways in which we can see or not see the faces of racism. [06:40]
Quotes connected to How to be an Anti-Racist
- I feel this book is poignant in so many ways.
- It’s just over two years after the June 2020 Black Lives Matter movement, it seems many people’s enthusiasm has waned.
- Individually, we have to all embrace discomfort and acknowledge our feelings, including those of uncertainty and guilt.
- As a society, we need to have a culture of upstanders.
Resources on How to be an Anti-Racist
- Leave me an anonymous message on my SpeakPipe
- Check out my course: The Mentally Healthy Professional
- Listen to Episode #103 The damaging impacts of colourism and shadism
- The Element of Inclusion with Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey
- UK Black Pride
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