Antiracist Baby, a new book for children by National Book Award-winning author Ibram X Kendi
More about the book!
From Ibram X Kendi, the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist, comes a fresh new board book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves.
Take your first steps with Antiracist Baby! Or rather, follow Antiracist Baby‘s nine easy steps for building a more equitable world.
With bold art and thoughtful yet playful text, Antiracist Baby introduces the youngest readers and the grown-ups in their lives to the concept and power of antiracism.
Providing the language necessary to begin critical conversations at the earliest age, Antiracist Baby is the perfect gift for readers of all ages dedicated to forming a just society.
Illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky.
About the author
Ibram X Kendi is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, the Andrew W Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University, and the founding director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. He is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and a CBS News correspondent. He is the author of five books including Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction; How to Be an Antiracist; Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and Antiracist Baby.
— Ibram X. Kendi (@DrIbram) August 2, 2020
Myths are constraining too many parents from talking to their children about racism, and from actively raising their kids to be antiracist. I had to unlearn some of these myths too as a new parent, before writing #AntiracistBaby. Here are some of the myths. pic.twitter.com/dlNK729Ao3
— Ibram X. Kendi (@DrIbram) July 16, 2020