Archive for December, 2009

On Santa and Other Harmless Fibs: Childhood, Aging and the Maintenance of Hope

I stood guard this Christmas Eve, anxiously surveying the narrow border between childhood innocence and the complex wisdom of messy adulthood. Little had I previously realized how perilously close to one another are these two geographic spaces, and with what relatively modest effort a person might cross from the first of these to the next, [...]

“The Perfect Storm for White Anxiety,” excerpt, OSI event, Baltimore, MD 12/1/09

Tim Wise discusses the “Perfect Storm for White Anxiety,” and its effect on race relations in the U.S. Excerpt from Open Society Institute event, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD, December 1, 2009