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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Registration is now open for a Special Virtual Event - A Conversation with Ibram X. Kendi

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Registration is now open for A Conversation with Ibram X. Kendi on October 28 at 7:00 p.m. This very special virtual event will be the highlight of the White Plains Public Library’s citywide reading initiative, One Book, One White Plains.  A Conversation With Ibram X. Kendi will include a Q&A consisting of questions submitted by attendees, as well as a conversation facilitated by Westchester Community College Professor Don Simmons Jr.


Mr. Kendi’s virtual visit is sponsored by the White Plains Library Foundation and the Thomas H. Slater Center in partnership with: The Allstate Foundation, Friends of the White Plains Youth Bureau, NewYork Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center, White Plains Hospital, White Plains Teacher Association, Rotary Club of White Plains, Rabbi Shira Milgrom, African American Men of Westchester, and the White Plains Housing Authority.


This very special event is the highlight of White Plains’ citywide reading initiative, One Book, One White Plains. Two of Kendi’s books have been selected as the 2020 citywide reads. How to Be an Antiracist is available in print and as a digital audiobook and eBook through the Library. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, with co-author Jason Reynolds, is also available from the Library’s physical collection and as a digital audiobook and eBook through OverDrive and Libby.







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