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YWCA Minneapolis and Birchbark Books to Host Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

By YWCA Minneapolis
September 8, 2022
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(Minneapolis, Minn.) – YWCA Minneapolis, in proud partnership with Birchbark Books, will host “An Evening with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi” at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, Thursday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.  Media may request passes and interview time.

The acclaimed author of “How to be an Antiracist” and “Stamped from the Beginning” will discuss his latest work for young readers, Magnolia Flower. Adapted from a 1925 short story by Zora Neale Hurston, this children’s book illustrated by Loveis Wise tells the story of an Afro-Indigenous girl who reminds us there is no force strong enough to stop love.

Where: Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church—3333 N. 4th St., Minneapolis, MN 55412

Cost: $25 (includes purchase of the book)

Contact: To request media pass and/or interview time with Dr. Kendi, please reach out to:

Lisa Ramirez
YWCA Minneapolis Strategic Communications Specialist
612.215.4107 (VM direct to email.)


About YWCA Minneapolis
YWCA Minneapolis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women and girls. For more than 130 years, we have worked to create opportunities to overcome social injustice, particularly in matters of race and gender. Annually, YWCA Minneapolis serves more than 30,000 people in our community through high-quality programs and advocacy focused on racial justice, early learning, youth development and wellness. To learn more, visit or join the conversation at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

About Birchbark Books
Birchbark Books & Native Arts is an Indigenous-owned, independent bookstore, operated by a spirited collection of people who believe in the power of good writing, the beauty of handmade art, the strength of Native culture, and the importance of small, intimate bookstores. Please visit our store in Minneapolis or shop online at