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marlene lopez

Ibram X. Kendi is an assistant professor of African American History at the University of Florida. His second book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, was recently published by Nation Books.  Described as “engrossing and relentless,” Stamped was featured in the Washington Post’s 2016 summer reading list. Kendi is also the author of the award-winning book, The Black Campus Movement. Kendi has also published fourteen essays in books and academic journals, and contributed op-eds to a number of publications, including Salon, the Huffington Post, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and TruthOut. He has received research fellowships, grants, and visiting appointments from a variety of universities, foundations, professional associations, and libraries, including the American Historical Association, Library of Congress, National Academy of Education, Spencer Foundation, Lyndon B. Johnson Library & Museum, Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, Brown University, Princeton University, Duke University, University of Chicago, and UCLA.