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B.U.I.L.D. - The How To Be An Anti-Racist Edition

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Welcome to the fourth book of the BUILD series: How To Be An Anti-Racist

“Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America--but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Instead of working with the policies and system we have in place, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it.

In his memoir, Kendi weaves together an electrifying combination of ethics, history, law, and science--including the story of his own awakening to antiracism--bringing it all together in a cogent, accessible form. He begins by helping us rethink our most deeply held, if implicit, beliefs and our most intimate personal relationships (including beliefs about race and IQ and interracial social relations) and reexamines the policies and larger social arrangements we support. How to Be an Antiracist promises to become an essential book for anyone who wants to go beyond an awareness of racism to the next step of contributing to the formation of a truly just and equitable society.”


Book groups will form soon.

If you would like to read this book and participate in an upcoming book group, please email Chad Baugher at BAUGHECR@LAVC.EDU to get on the list.

We now have e-book editions of How to be an Antiracist. If you would like an e-book, please email profdev@lavc.edu. Hard copies will be distributed when they arrive.


Author of our last BUILD book, Brene Brown, recently interviewed Kendi on her podcast. You can listen to that by clicking the link below.

Brene Brown interviews Ibram Kendhi, author of How to be an Anti-Racist - A podcast