LEARN: Why Some Trump Supporters Avoid The Word 'Racist'
“The denial of racism, the defensiveness about racism is essential to racism itself. It's the heartbeat of racism.”
- Ibram X. Kendi
While we anxiously await Ibram X. Kendi’s upcoming book ‘How To Be An Antiracist,’ you can take less than ten minutes from your day to listen to his segment that aired this morning with Steve Inskeep on NPR. Having trouble wrapping your head around people who claim that Trump’s latest remarks weren’t racist? Kendi illustrates some of the defensive tactics white people use to state they are not racist.
Hop online and listen to this insightful segment, available now at #NPR: https://www.npr.org/2019/07/18/742981792/why-do-some-trump-supporters-avoid-the-word-racist-one-expert-explains.
You can purchase How To Be An Antiracist at your local bookstore, or thru any of these platforms:
- Indie Bound (A Community of Independent Local Bookstores)