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NYC Book Launch: How to Be a (Young) Antiracist with Ibram X. Kendi & Nic Stone

January 30, 7:30 pm8:45 pm.

Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria and the United Palace of Cultural Arts are proud to present bestselling authors Ibram X. Kendi and Nic Stone to celebrate the launch of their latest book for young adults. How to Be a (Young) Antiracist will serve as a guide for teens seeking a way forward in acknowledging, identifying, and dismantling racism and injustice.

Aimed at readers 12 and up, the book is a dynamic reframing of the concepts shared in the #1 New York Times–bestselling adult version How to Be an Antiracist (out in paperback the same day), with young adulthood front and center.

This exciting evening, held at the United Palace in Washington Heights NYC, will feature a conversation between Dr. Kendi and Nic Stone. An audience Q&A will follow. Simultaneous interpretation into Spanish will be available.

Tickets are available at UnitedPalace.com:

  • Early bird discount (through 1/18/23):

    • $22 ticket with a signed book

    • $10 ticket without book – ticket can be used as a credit towards purchasing a book at the event

  • After early bird period (through 12pm on 1/30/23)

    • $30 ticket with a signed book

    • $15 ticket without book – ticket can be used as a credit towards purchasing a book at the event

Group Sales. For group sales (schools and youth programs), please contact Word Up directly at [email protected].

For bulk orders of signed books by Ibram X. Kendi or Nic Stone, request bulk orders of the books at discounted prices here: https://www.wordupbooks.com/bulk


Accessibility. The United Palace is fully accessible via wheelchair and ramped for easy access. There is wheelchair seating in the first few rows. Accessible restrooms are available on the first floor.

Getting there. The United Palace is located at 4140 Broadway, New York, NY 10033 in Washington Heights. You may take the A Train to 175th Street & Fort Washington Avenue, the C Train to 168th Street & Broadway, and the 1 Train to 181st Street & St. Nicholas Avenue. There is no public parking; there are parking garages at 4162 Broadway, 4172 Broadway, 4070 Broadway, 554 174th St., 100 Haven Ave., 200 Haven Ave., 284 Audubon Ave., and 506 181st Street


4140 Broadway
New York, 10033

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