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Virtual: A Conversation with Ibram X. Kendi

We have reached the limit of 3000 reservations for the Ibram X. Kendi evening's program on Wednesday, August 12 at 6:30 pm.  

We invite you to sign up for the event 'wait list'.  In the first 15 minutes or so of the event, we will assess excess capacity and send a Zoom link once the original registrants have signed on.

Join us for a virtual conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi followed by a discussion about race and racism in Newton. Professor Kendi is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, professor of history and international studies, and the Director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. This event will be moderated by Dr. Brandon T. Crowley (Pastor of Myrtle Baptist Church). Closed captioning and ASL interpretation will be provided.


We encourage you to read Professor Kendi's book, How to Be an Antiracist. This book is part of the Overdue: Confronting Race and Racism in Newton city-wide read which will include a series of events and conversations about race and racism. The book is available from the Library in print, eBook and eAudiobook formats.


This program is cosponsored by:

FORJHarmony Foundation, Newton Human Rights Commission and Newton Public Schools.


If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact the city of Newton’s ADA/Sec. 504 Coordinator, Jini Fairley, at least two business days in advance of the meeting: jfairley@newtonma.gov or (617) 796-1253. The city’s TTY/TDD direct line is: 617-796-1089. For the Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS), please dial 711.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Ellen Meyers