Archive for September, 2013

Tim Wise on Totally Biased w/ W. Kamau Bell, 9/24/13 (FXX Channel) – Extended Interview

My extended interview with W. Kamau Bell, on Totally Biased, 9/24/13

James Baldwin Interview – 1963 “Florida Forum”

A fascinating interview with James Baldwin, fifty years ago, discussing race in America. As with all Baldwin interviews, this one too is amazing for how much of his analysis about the nation’s predicament — and the system of white supremacy — remains pertinent today, despite the end of formal and legal segregation. And the white [...]

This is What an Ally Sounds Like: Charles Morgan Jr., the Day After the 16th Street Church Bombing in Birmingham 9/16/63

I wish there were an actual recording of the speech itself, rather than just this re-reading of it, but still, this is powerful…and a reminder that white people have a choice as to whom our role models will be. That more people know of George Wallace and Bull Connor than Charles Morgan Jr. tells us [...]