Jan 20 2021

A Critical Conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

January 20, 2021

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Chicago, IL 60612

UIC welcomes Dr. Ibram X. Kendi as our 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration speaker.

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 racial justice contributor. Kendi is the 2020-2021 Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

He is the author of many books including Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, making him the youngest ever winner of that award. He also authored 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. In 2020, Time magazine named Kendi one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Join us on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 4:00pm CST for the live stream event. Register here


Student Affairs

Date posted

Jan 7, 2021

Date updated

Jan 7, 2021