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Ep. 69: Ibram X. Kendi Self Owns

The Liz Wheeler Show

From the free, DeSantis Land Sunshine State, Liz has one question—just how stupid do Democrats think we are?! In a since-deleted tweet, Ibram X. Kendi hilariously exposes his own lies and all but proves that systemic racism doesn't exist. And yes, Ibram, everyone saw it. Also presuming American voters are stupid, Terry McAullife helps propagate the lie that the false-flag tiki-torch demonstrators were Republican. Talk about desperate. Plus, the horrible ramifications of Joe Biden's botched Afghanistan withdraw (that everyone except the Biden Administration forsaw) come to light, and the situation in Loudoun County schools gets even worse… if that’s possible. This is The Liz Wheeler Show.--Public Goods is the one stop shop for sustainable, high quality everyday essentials made from clean ingredients. Receive $15 off your first Public Goods order at https://publicgoods.com/LIZ.--Setting up an estate plan with Trust & Will is easy. Get 10% off plus free shipping on your customized legal documents: http://trustandwill.com/liz.--Celebrate the moments that matter most with a professional, hand-painted portrait from Paint Your Life. Get 20% off your painting right now if you text the word LIZ to 64-000.


2 Nov 2021

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Ep 34 | Jab Crow Overtakes NYC: Jason & Delano Challenge Ibram X. Kendi | Trevor Bauer Sex Scandal

Fearless with Jason Whitlock

“Fearless” columnist Delano Squires tells Jason about his contention that some vaccination regulations are hurting blacks disproportionately. Is Ibram X. Kendi being inconsistent by his silence on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Key to NYC” policies? How will the sex scandal with Trevor Bauer play out? Greg Couch explains why he would never want the Dodgers ace on his team. Plus, Jason wraps up an epic 60-day marathon of Blaze columns by comparing his Top 10 writing influences with Greg’s.Today's Sponsor:Get two each of the nine different flavors by ordering the mixed box from Built Bar. Go to https://Built.com and use promo code “FEARLESS” to save 15% off your first order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 7mins

20 Aug 2021

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Ibram X. Kendi explains why racist policies — not people — are the problem


The author of "How to be Antiracist" discusses the effect of bad policies and how we can move forward from them.See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-upRead more from Washington Post Opinions: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-upListen to the new Post Opinions podcast: https://www.washingtonpost.com/podcasts/please-go-on/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-up


10 Aug 2021

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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi on the Backlash to Critical Race Theory and the Steps to Make America Anti-Racist

The Bakari Sellers Podcast

Bakari is joined by author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to talk about what anti-racism is, how a person can be anti-racist (2:11), where the backlash to teaching critical race theory in schools came from (13:06), and why so many American politicians have a difficult time calling America a racist country (17:18).Host: Bakari SellersGuest: Dr. Ibram X. KendiProducer: Kaya McMullen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


5 Aug 2021

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Ep 18 | Is America Changing Too Rapidly? | Delano Squires Rips Ibram X. Kendi

Fearless with Jason Whitlock

Jason and "Fearless" columnist Greg Couch discuss whether or not America has abandoned its "never quit" ethos. They also discuss the Aaron Rodgers situation. Couch argues that the Green Bay quarterback’s attempt to be LeBron James has failed. Delano Squires says Ibram X. Kendi is more dangerous and influential than Ta Nehisi Coates. Manhattan Institute senior fellow Kay Hymowitz joins the program to discuss the 1965 Moynihan Report about the disintegration of the black family. Plus, stick around to hear Uncle Jimmy’s can’t-miss Lil Nas X parody.Today's Sponsor:Get 2 each of the 9 different flavors by ordering the mixed box from Built Bar. Go to https://Built.com and use promo code “FEARLESS” to get 15% off your first order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 22mins

29 Jul 2021

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Ibram X. Kendi on What Conservatives—and Liberals—Get Wrong About Antiracism

The Ezra Klein Show

“What if instead of a feelings advocacy we had an outcome advocacy that put equitable outcomes before our guilt and anguish?” wrote Ibram X. Kendi in his 2019 book “How to Be an Antiracist.” “What if we focused our human and fiscal resources on changing power and policy to actually make society, not just our feelings, better?”When I first read “How to Be an Antiracist” in the fall of 2019, I was struck by Kendi’s relentless focus on outcomes. For him, racism wasn’t about what you intended, or what you felt. If a given policy or action reduced racial inequality, it was antiracist; if it increased racial inequality, it was racist. If you support policies that reduce racial inequality you are being antiracist; if you aren’t, you’re being racist. That’s it.These days, Kendi needs little introduction. “How to Be an Antiracist” has become one of the signature texts of the post-George Floyd moment. And Kendi himself has become a central figure of the antiracist movement, having launched a vast array of projects, from his new podcast, “Be Antiracist,” to his children’s book “Antiracist Baby” to his Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University.But I’ve often wondered about the genuine radicalism of Kendi’s work as it has phased from book to phenomenon. There are certainly some people who are doing the real, hard analytical and empirical work that Kendi actually calls for. But a lot of what occurs under the banner of “antiracism” is putting up yard signs, publicly acknowledging privilege and issuing statements of solidarity without the consequentialist analysis he demands.So I wanted to have a conversation that really took Kendi’s approach to antiracism seriously. Spoiler alert: It’s hard. We discuss policy issues ranging from police defunding to open borders and interest rates, the research on corporate diversity and inclusion trainings, the political tradeoffs of Barack Obama’s presidency, the cases where a policy might reduce racial inequality but the backlash to it might increase it, the right-wing assault on critical race theory, visions of a positive-sum racial future and much more.References:Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. KendiBook recommendations: Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland by Jonathan M. MetzlThe Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGheeRace for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership by Keeanga-Yamahtta TaylorYou can find transcripts (posted midday) and more episodes of "The Ezra Klein Show" at nytimes.com/ezra-klein-podcast, and you can find Ezra on Twitter @ezraklein.Thoughts? Guest suggestions? Email us at ezrakleinshow@nytimes.com.“The Ezra Klein Show” is produced by Annie Galvin, Jeff Geld and Rogé Karma; fact-checking by Michelle Harris; original music by Isaac Jones; mixing by Jeff Geld, audience strategy by Shannon Busta. Special thanks to Kristin Lin.

1hr 5mins

16 Jul 2021

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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi on ‘Be Antiracist’

Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry opens the show by weighing in on critical race theory (1:00). Later, he is joined by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, New York Times bestselling author and host of the podcast ‘Be Antiracist,’ to discuss the mission of his relatively new podcast (17:00) as well as what it means to be antiracist. Later, Dr. Kendi briefly dives deeper into critical race theory with Larry (49:00).Host: Larry WilmoreGuest: Dr. Ibram X. KendiProducer: Kaya McMullenProduction Assistant: Jonathan Kermah Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 18mins

10 Jul 2021

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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi Talks Anti-Racism, Black Liberation Theology, ADOS, Reparations, And The Idea That The Word “Racist” Is A Slur

People's Party with Talib Kweli

Conversation and learning connected to anti-racism are absolutely vital to our culture. They speak to every American and are crucial for understanding how racism shapes the United States (and what to do about it). Our guest today is THE person at the forefront of this movement, none other than Dr. Ibram X Kendi. When Dr Kendi sits down with Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh, the conversation flows immediately. Rather than keeping things on a surface level, the trio talks ADOS and reparations, breaks down the idea that the word “racist” could be a pejorative, and discuss the influence of Black Liberation Theologists like James Cone. It’s a sprawling conversation that dives deep on serious issues. This episode is a must-listen for anyone who wants to better understand the impact of slavery and racism and how they have shaped our nation. 

1hr 9mins

28 Jun 2021

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Honoring Juneteenth with Ibram X. Kendi

Vox Conversations

In this special edition of Vox Conversations in honor of the Juneteenth holiday, Vox race reporter Fabiola Cineas spoke with author and podcast host Ibram X. Kendi before a virtual audience about the big ideas around being antiracist. They discussed where we are after a year protesting racism and police brutality, Kendi's approach to defining and fighting racism, and how we all can work to enact change.Host: Fabiola Cineas (@FabiolaCineas), Reporter, Vox Guest: Ibram X. Kendi (@DrIbram), Author; director and founder of the Boston University Center for Antiracist ResearchReferences: Be Antiracist with Ibram X. Kendi (Pushkin) How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi (One World; 2019) “Juneteenth, explained” by Fabiola Cineas (June 16; Vox) The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee (One World; 2021) Dying of Whiteness by Jonathan Metzl (Basic Books; 2019) Enjoyed this episode? Rate Vox Conversations ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Subscribe for free. Be the first to hear the next episode of Vox Conversations by subscribing in your favorite podcast app.Support Vox Conversations by making a financial contribution to Vox! bit.ly/givepodcastsThis episode was made by:  Producer: Erikk Geannikis Editor: Amy Drozdowska Engineer: Paul Robert Mounsey VP, Vox Audio: Liz Kelly Nelson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


17 Jun 2021

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Presenting: Be Antiracist with Ibram X. Kendi

Revisionist History

Presenting a sneak peek of Pushkin’s newest show, Be Antiracist with Ibram X. Kendi. On Be Antiracist, Dr. Kendi discusses policies and practices that sustain injustice in our society, and how we can dismantle racism to build a just, equitable world. To kick off the season, Malcolm called up Dr. Kendi for a conversation on racism, bridging divides, and the power of podcasting. Stay tuned after their conversation for an excerpt of an upcoming episode featuring economic and social policy expert Heather C. McGhee. Dr. Kendi and McGhee discuss the “zero sum” world view, and what racism really costs us as a society. To hear more Be Antiracist, visit http://podcasts.pushkin.fm/gladwellkendi Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


9 Jun 2021