Archive for February, 2006

Tim Wise on “Use of the N-Word,” panel discussion, Boston College, February 2006

Tim Wise discusses the use of the n-word by whites and/or by blacks, during a panel at Boston College, February 8, 2006

Rebels Without a Clue, Revisited*: Racism, Neo-Confederacy and the Raising of Historical Illiterates

Published on Counterpunch.org, February 3, 2006 Here’s a little experiment, in two parts. First, pick a white person, pretty much any white person; then go up to them and mention the subject of slavery, and its consequences for blacks in the United States. Then pull out a stopwatch and time how long it takes for [...]