Jason Reynolds presents The R-Word: How Racism Spread Across the Nation
Best-selling author Jason Reynolds is Lesley University's Black History Month speaker. Register to hear him read from and discuss his latest book, "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You," followed by a Q&A session on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
"Stamped," a collaboration with Ibram X. Kendi, is a book about race and how racist ideas are woven into the fabrics of this country. Reynolds shines a light on the many insidious forms of racist ideas plus the ways to identify and stamp out racism thoughts, as well as move toward a better future.
Jason Reynolds is an award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author. His many books include "Miles Morales: Spider Man;" the Track series ("Ghost," "Patina," "Sunny," and "Lu"); "Long Way Down," which received a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor and a Coretta Scott King Honor; and "Look Both Ways," which was a National Book Award Finalist. Reynolds is the 2020-2021 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and has appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Late Night with Seth Meyers and CBS This Morning. He is on faculty at Lesley University for the Writing for Young People genre of the MFA in Creative Writing Program and lives in Washington, D.C. You can find his ramblings at JasonWritesBooks.com.