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    Ibram X. Kendi

    Ibram X. Kendi

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    Fri., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

    In 2016, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, then 34 years old, became the youngest person ever to win the National Book Award for Nonfiction for his second book, Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. A professor of history and international relations and founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University in Washington, D.C., Kendi brings his breadth of knowledge to the 45th annual Vermont Humanities Fall Conference. Members of the public are invited to listen in on Kendi’s keynote address “Racist Ideas in America: From Slavery to Black Lives Matter.” at Ira Allen Chapel, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Free.

    'New Voices: Night of Drums'

    'New Voices: Night of Drums'

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    Sat., Nov. 17, 8 p.m.

    The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts continues its commitment to showcasing the intermingling of musical traditions in and around Burlington with its New Voices concert series. Now in its third season, the series shines a light on local and regional performers, many of whom have immigrant or refugee backgrounds. The first concert of the 2018-19 season, “Night of Drums,” features Ghanaian ensemble the Five Town All-Stars, led by drummer Victor Koblavi Dogah, and the all-female Korean drum troupe Sori Mori. Audience members may find that “the world rhythms of our new American friends and neighbors have reset the heartbeat of Burlington,” as the Flynn Center puts it in a press release. at FlynnSpace in Burlington (map). $15.
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