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@BU_Tweets Mellon Prof. Dir @AntiracismCtr. National Book Award Winner. #1 NYT Bestselling Author. ✏️ @TheAtlantic. Host of #BeAntiracist, an action podcast. 🐍

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How it started. How it’s going. Five years and feeling grateful each day I get to be her dad. She is joy. #girldad 🖤 https://t.co/DGa9F6pYjGI feel lucky and grateful for Dad. He has modeled sensitivity, strength, loyalty, courage, conviction, how to love… https://t.co/s1UAZqglOCI never met my grandfathers. My maternal grandfather died of cancer before I was born. My paternal grandfather wasn… https://t.co/RU4MQkSNF7
6/20
2021
Juneteenth must be more than a symbol. Please watch & share @AAPolicyForum's video below, then read our full stat… https://t.co/2RXdf0yRbs
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi @erikahjames @Penn Thank you Dean James for your leadership as well as your insightful questions and thoughts. I en… https://t.co/mr7qcqvYCI @MauriceRuffin 🙏🏾Plus, the #BeAntiracist team hits the streets of New York to check in with everyday people to learn how they’re cel… https://t.co/CU6p5evniUThis week on my podcast #BeAntiracist, we’re talking about #Juneteenth. I pass the mic to some of the nation's most… https://t.co/GOjgnxCO6O
6/19
2021
"What we acknowledge this Juneteenth must be about more than what was given. It must be about what had already been… https://t.co/c3ueqzsNPLOn this Juneteenth Holiday we read @JasonReynolds83 and @DrIbram https://t.co/jT1K3GQ5QP
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi.@DrIbram joins @FabiolaCineas for a special episode of Vox Conversations to discuss anti-racism, Juneteenth, and t… https://t.co/2S5p7IhQLj
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6/18
2021
At least nine men who took part in the Jan. 6 insurrections at the U.S. Capitol have been arrested in the past for… https://t.co/sfxkqpDmoMWhen we say liberation, that means liberation for all. As @SincerelyJenee writes, "Every piece of freedom we’ve eve… https://t.co/HQYo1ugjqETo think that it is *controversial* to teach students the truth about racism and prepare them for this multiracial… https://t.co/yR4tmKZgg9
6/17
2021
People wore MAGA hats outside a packed school board meeting in Reno, while trustees considered expanding K-5 curric… https://t.co/Z0gX9m9FFe"It’s about each of us entering these conversations not only with an open mind but also in openness to transform ou… https://t.co/dDLGNbyU75The second starred review for #StampedForKids is in! Thank you, @sljournal. 🙏🏾 🌟 "@SonjaCherryPaul effectively hol… https://t.co/IuuoXBW6PlYes! Congrats. 💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾 https://t.co/Tz0GNbthbx"Black women have come up with the central principles, ideas and organizational infrastructures since the beginning… https://t.co/uQQeWR9q2x
6/16
2021
"In Mississippi, where some public schools once defied federal orders to admit Black students, who gets honored and… https://t.co/l334zp4MWNDuring the pandemic, farmers of color have faced higher rates of deaths, loss of property, and economic harm. And a… https://t.co/fLIOgUKOif"It’s important to teach children that the cause of racial inequality and inequity in our society is the result of… https://t.co/sx8pLUE7cb“Like clockwork.” Piece by @RobertKlemko & @JohnSullivanAU https://t.co/aTb6SpWR9r
6/15
2021
Our children must learn that we are the greatest and freest country in the history of the world, and we will demons… https://t.co/8tAemzqIXz
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi.@ClintSmithIII asks: "Did people not understand what happened here and what this place represented? Or did they co… https://t.co/2qjoNjdtNN#Diversity is America’s superpower. “Be Antiracist with @DrIbram” new pod episode out now. “The Zero-Sum Myth: We’… https://t.co/zvjgoD1GOz
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiActually, as we dismantle racism, as we build a more equitable and just society, we all gain. 2/2 Listen now. https://t.co/puZops4wg7This week on #BeAntiracist, I'm joined by bestselling author @hmcghee as we unravel one of the biggest obstacles to… https://t.co/ylRUW67tEmSchool districts where more than 75% of the students are White receive $23 billion more annually than the school di… https://t.co/kHwISAkf5W"Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain come together to carefully present the takes of ninety writers on five consecut… https://t.co/zdFuy9sRI5
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiAs we prepare for summer, and the hypervisibility that it brings, let us remember that "in a world of anti-blacknes… https://t.co/HR554DTmBZThis collection arrived in the mail today and I can’t put it down! Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of Afr… https://t.co/svcYff432m
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6/14
2021
Through enslavement, mass incarceration, immigration and boarding schools, separating families is an American praxi… https://t.co/u3ntOMpZyn @edyong209 Yes 👏🏿 ❤️!!!!!!!! https://t.co/2NLaHKoVqv
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiThis powerful piece deserves all this recognition and more. Congrats @MitchSJackson! 💪🏾 https://t.co/3cdHyeFHWjThis is excellent! Salute @NatalieGDiaz! 💪🏾 https://t.co/CuLUbq0o6VYes! This book was so great. Congrats @DrMChatelain! https://t.co/6JQ5ZnMU9CInstead of shaming or blaming unvaccinated people, we need to listen to their concerns and meet folks where they ar… https://t.co/QsI4gUh0EcThis amazing first episode from @DrIbram's new podcast #BeAntiRacist featuring @RebeccaCokley is a must listen. The… https://t.co/4BiEFVLSqv
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiHave you read @DrIbram’s How to Be an Antiracist? He continues the conversation on his new podcast 👇 https://t.co/YNTcP0jjpW
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiEven in the names of streets, parks, creeks, and rivers, there is racial terror. Piece by @SilviaElenaFF https://t.co/ikO6o0GJ29
6/11
2021
I find myself genuinely touched that @DrIbram and the #BeAntiRacist team came out with the episode on #Ableism firs… https://t.co/nroyJAdVbv
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiStop attacking @IlhanMN. Stop attacking us. I'm not surprised when Republicans attack Black women for standing up… https://t.co/D51d13p455
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiWow! 🙏🏾 https://t.co/W55e9T48Gr"Black women have always found other forms to archive their experience in a country that overlooks them," writes… https://t.co/lrNDEvPeNLPlease AMPLIFY this: Black Lives Matter Protesters Were Overwhelmingly Peaceful, Our Research Finds | Radcliffe In… https://t.co/dlonbluXeC
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiI wrote a memoir called Somebody’s Daughter, and y’all turned into a New York Times Bestseller. Thank you. Thank yo… https://t.co/hLP8v3ZiPV
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiAvailable July 6 with a “coda” in which I use the EIGHTEENTH BRUMAIRE to understand the McCloskeys and their lawn. https://t.co/moGsIvfFBJ
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi.@DrIbram imagines what an antiracist society might look like and how we can all play an active role in building on… https://t.co/ta8ChmBZHl
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiSharing this exceptional podcast discussion with two brilliant leaders, my colleague @RebeccaCokley and author and… https://t.co/Df1aYP2JWo
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiCheck out this important conversation to kick off @DrIbram’s new podcast #BeAntiracist with Ford’s own… https://t.co/3LOOBWK4DB
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi"Taken together, it demolishes the cornerstone myth of the American tax system: that everyone pays their fair share… https://t.co/W098W26CSOA few days ago I joined @JasonReynolds83 for a virtual keynote. He said something that stuck with me: “If we don’t… https://t.co/qgV40yZ2Ml🙏🏾 https://t.co/hNQruJRnLpA not-to-be-missed episode of #BeAntiracist with @DrIbram on the tight link between ableism and racism with… https://t.co/f5lWDaOoSb
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiYou guys, I don't even know what to say. I'm so emotional I'm not gonna be eloquent at all. Thank you so much for… https://t.co/ep3fR6sGCy
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6/10
2021
@ClintSmithIII Yes!!!! 💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾🚨 🚨 🚨 Don’t forget the new podcast by @DrIbram drops TODAY!! Each week, alongside invited guests, he’ll explore a d… https://t.co/1F1M4I3o0U
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi#BeAntiracist is a new podcast from author @DrIbram where he holds powerful conversations with guests on how we can… https://t.co/vPs8YFr8ni
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiIn the US, as many as half of people killed by police are people with disabilities, and many of those people are Bl… https://t.co/olvhMkGzR8I dedicated this opening episode to my brother, who like many people of color with disabilities has faced the weigh… https://t.co/2TRKrIG1eGIn the first episode of my action podcast #BeAntiracist, I'm joined by disability rights activist @RebeccaCokley. W… https://t.co/Pm1dBAD24qvery much looking forward to this https://t.co/clljvfzdOg
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi @RebeccaCokley @Entropy2k @Angry_Negro 🙏🏾If you don’t already, this is someone you want to follow. I’ve been awaiting this day! https://t.co/2l2JJIWUXs
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi @GandalfDaBlac @AntiracismCtr 🙏🏾Congratulations to @RebeccaCokley on being the first guest! https://t.co/GkLJCP0exe https://t.co/CfPDRipWM3
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiPowerful clip to introduce this podcast. Definitely one to subscribe to. https://t.co/tVBDGtgA10
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiThe first episode of #BeAntiracist is officially here! Check out speaker @DrIbram's fascinating interview with Malc… https://t.co/A7uRSQVK8c
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi.@Gladwell and I discussed the human capacity to change and grow. And, as fellow authors, we discussed the word "ra… https://t.co/nm2irS9anyI'm glad to announce I've officially joined the podcasting community. Shout out to all the podcasters and podcast l… https://t.co/BX1FccDvSnAuthor @DrIbram is expanding on the lessons of his number one NY Times best-seller "How to be an Antiracist" in a n… https://t.co/TZnHJcMv9k
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi @kai_wright @Gladwell @RebeccaCokley 🙏🏾Two beats of hump day love for your ears: 1/ My friend @DrIbram has a new podcast, #BeAntiracist, that imagines wha… https://t.co/OGYYAx00KQ
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiAs @GovAbbott proudly signed the 1836 Project into law, & states across the U.S. are banning teaching that centers… https://t.co/sE8JW9lO49
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiThe filibuster is a threat to our democracy, and we need to nullify it. The alarm has been ringing, and it is final… https://t.co/TaPN9JQthj
6/9
2021
Our elders are walking historians, and when we lose them, we also lose a part of our history. But we keep digging,… https://t.co/AZ06JzDYlZ“Manchin’s op-ed might as well be titled, ‘Why I’ll vote to preserve Jim Crow,'” said Congressman @MondaireJones.… https://t.co/tuEqb5BQJWEvery time we show up to build a multiracial democracy, there is normally a racist takedown. And this is what we ar… https://t.co/CY37y7u5s8Finding inspiration--again--from @DrIbram: "There's certainly days that I feel overwhelmed.... I have really benefi… https://t.co/X0i9N3qrjO
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi"I'm constantly thinking about how to reach people where they are, respect people in the place that they sit, and c… https://t.co/nEcpfJR9IbLoved this conversation between ⁦@RebeccaCokley⁩ and ⁦@DrIbram⁩ on the topic of Ableism and Racism. It’s important… https://t.co/5Dg3uXGlDt
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiThe #BeAntiracist with @DrIbram podcast dropped a day early! Take one minute to subscribe, then take a few more to… https://t.co/gof9ngXvEK
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiReally excited for this podcast & honored to be a guest https://t.co/dkKPwimTmU
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6/8
2021
Join me tonight for the third stop of my virtual book tour where I’ll be in conversation with my friend @DrIbram vi… https://t.co/7c88v2pvWT
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiALL the stars in the sky for @SonjaCherryPaul’s adaptation, #StampedForKids. I bought. I ABSORBED. I believe in my… https://t.co/hRMiqHdntH
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi"The 'plague of gun violence' and the inability to mount an effective response is rooted in the other pandemic grip… https://t.co/AkyYUAuAaQEveryone is here! Woooo! #BeAntiracist https://t.co/2HLm5xGxUf
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiIt’s a cast audiobook unlike anything you’ve ever heard. Editors @DrIbram and @KeishaBlain discuss the transformati… https://t.co/69VqitKH9u
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiA must read for every leader out there. @DrIbram #PrincipalEDleaders #LeadershipMatters https://t.co/FlK42ryahZ
Retweeted by Ibram X. KendiWe'll be digging deep on how to abolish multiple forms of racism. While podcasting is new for me, I am grateful to… https://t.co/n2GcMZSruRMy new action podcast #BeAntiracist drops this Wednesday 6/9. This season, I'll be digging deep with Robin D. G. Ke… https://t.co/0jRT6Ukyi8
6/7
2021
“I have dreams and hopes and ambitions. Every girl graduating today does,” Paxton Smith said. "We have spent our li… https://t.co/RMOkCO5H40Get out in that sun today, so you can get back to join us this evening. Gonna be a great show, reflecting on the pa… https://t.co/zBUMEDf0fZ
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6/6
2021
"These days athletes would much rather tell their own stories than let reporters do it for them. Not long ago, play… https://t.co/2WmWs73rJr"I also know, as someone who is surviving Stage 4 colon cancer, my own personal story tells me we can do the imposs… https://t.co/onwHY9WBkB
Retweeted by Ibram X. Kendi"If we can accept that the Tulsa massacre – its destruction of $200m in property, along with a morally unmeasurable… https://t.co/iT2csntQ3UFirst try at a Father/Son book club! #stamped @DrIbram https://t.co/jQDLmlXu38
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6/5
2021
"[Schools] should stop the battle to whitewash curriculums to avoid discomfort for students. America’s history is m… https://t.co/jBK5WlaOOX
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6/4
2021

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