Day: November 10, 2018

“Stand United, Fight Hate” Lecturer Defines What It Means To Be Anti-Racist

By Ethan Bakuli, Brie Bristol, and Cynthia Ntinunu

On Wednesday night, November 7, over 500 people gathered in the University of Massachusetts Amherst Fine Arts Center Concert Hall for a talk by New York Times best-selling author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. His lecture, titled “How to Be An AntiRacist” was part of the inaugural UMass “Stand United, Fight Hate” series. The title of Kendi’s lecture is based off the name of his forthcoming book, while the talk itself covered the topics to be explored in his second novel, Stamped From the Beginning: A Definitive History Of Racist Ideas In America”.

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