Sept. 19-21 / 2019

Thursday, Sept. 19 | 6pm | Asbury Hall in Babeville
Humanities New York presents, An Evening with Ibram X. Kendi and Chenjerai Kumanyika (additional details forthcoming)

Contributing editor at The Atlantic and founding director of The Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University, Ibram X. Kendi is the author of the critically acclaimed 2016 work, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which was awarded the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction. Kendi’s newest book How to Be An Anti-Racist comes out on August 13.

Chenjerai Kumanyika, assistant professor of journalism and media studies at Rutgers New-Brunswick’s School of Communication and Information, was co-executive producer and co-host of “Uncivil,” the highly acclaimed podcast that tells the overlooked stories of the American Civil War.

Friday, Sept. 20 | 8pm | Asbury Hall in Babeville (7pm VIP reception in the Ninth Ward)
Spotlight Speaker: Matt Taibbi

Award-winning author/journalist and co-founder of the Buffalo-based alternative weekly The Beast, Matt Taibbi returns to Western New York to tackle the topic of democracy in the age of post-truth. His eagerly anticipated new book Hate Inc.: Why Today’s Media Makes us Despise One Another will be released on October 8.

Saturday, Sept. 21 | 10:30am – 4:30pm
DEMOCRACY: a full day of talks, panel, and performances | SUNY Buffalo State

(2019 ticket pricing coming soon)