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SEP 30 - OCT 17

This event is $15 for Virtual Pass holders, $15 for a single event ticket
Scroll down to the bottom of this page for information on the Adult & Youth Tracks,
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Ibram X. Kendi is one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist voices. He is a National Book Award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and the Founding Director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. Kendi is a contributor writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent. He will become the 2020-2021 Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

His book, HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACISTwas a #1 New York Times Bestseller List and made several Best Books of 2019 lists. 


These events offer in-depth discussions, similar to a book club, led by experts. We encourage you to deepen your experience and understanding by purchasing and participating in the “Deep Dive” series, or simply attend the discussion with Mr. Kendi alone.


Deep Dive Discussion

Adult Track

SEP 30, OCT 7, OCT 14 / 7:30-8:30 PM

This Adult Deep Dive discussion group will meet virtually three times to discuss How to Be an Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. The discussion will be moderated by award-winning journalist Bryce Huffman and will break down How to Be an Antiracist into sections while giving participants an opportunity to actively engage with the content and discuss in a group setting. Purchase of the book is separate and required for participation.

Deep Dive Discussion

Youth Track

OCT 3, 10, 17 / 1:00 - 2:15 PM

This Deep Dive discussion group for students ages 14-18 will meet virtually three times to discuss and create work inspired by
STAMPED: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. Participants will take part in a 30 minute moderator-led discussion of the sections of the book they cover each week. Following the discussion, they will take part in 40 minute creative writing workshops which gives youth the opportunity to process topics discussed while also finding their own voice.

The discussion will be led by award-winning journalist Bryce Huffman and the creative writing workshops will be led by La Shaun phoenix Moore, a Detroit-based vocalist, spoken word artist, and activist who works with a variety of organizations, including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and InsideOut Literary Arts in Detroit. Purchase of the book is separate and required for participation.