Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America - Ibram X. Kendi - A Short Summary & Review

A short summary of the book Stamped from the Beginning:

A detailed answer to the question "why can't the U.S. get civil rights right".

My favorite Ibram X Kendi quote from the book:

"Fooled by racist ideas, I did not fully realize that the only thing wrong with black people is that we think there is something wrong with black people." 

Questions to ponder while reading Stamped From the Beginning:

What is your perception of Africa?

Shouldn't it be "we" instead of "they"?

My review of Stamped From the Beginning:

A paradigm shifter.

A must-read for everyone who believes in equal rights.

People kind of suck when forced to rely on their morals.


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