Ibram X. Kendi

Uncovering the Roots of Racist Ideas in America

Donald Trump proclaimed during his inaugural address, “When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice.”

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How Colorblind Rhetoric and Multicultural Ideology Made America More Racist

The following is adapted from the new book Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi (Nation Books, 2016): 

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The 15 Most Racist Oscar Films of All Time: Here's Why #OscarsSoWhite Is Not a Surprise

A whopping zero Black people were nominated in the individual acting categories for the upcoming 88th Academy Awards. And the Academy’s recent pledge to double its non-White members has hardly calmed the storm of dissent surrounding the So White Oscars. Jada Pinkett Smith still plans to boycott the Oscars. Other Black stars are being courted by the Academy to appear as presenters.

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