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former SUNY Oneonta history professor

Former SUNY Oneonta Professor Wins 2016 National Book Award

Former SUNY Oneonta Professor

Wins 2016 National Book Award 

Ibram X. Kendi
Ibram X. Kendi

ONEONTA – Ibram X. Kendi, former SUNY Oneonta assistant history professor, just won the National Book Award for Nonfiction for “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.”

“In the midst of the human ugliness of racism, there was the human beauty,” he said in his acceptance speech when the awards were announced Wednesday in New York City. “There is the human beauty in the resistance to racism.”

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