Book Reflections: How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X Kendi

In this week's podcast Leyla reflects on the book: How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X Kendi what you can learn from the book and why it's relevant now. Continue Reading Book Reflections: How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X Kendi

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.

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