Archive for February, 2016

Sorry For His Family…Moving On: Brief Reflections on the Passing of Antonin Scalia

While I revel in the death of no one, I cannot abide the hagiographic nonsense that is presently being offered by persons across the spectrum about how recently departed Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was “passionate” and brilliant, ad infinitum. There is nothing brilliant about putrescence, nothing insightful and worthwhile about venality posing as insight. [...]

Personal Responsibility in the Struggle Against Racism: White Fragility and the Pathology of Privilege – All Saints Church, Pasadena, CA (1/31/16)

My presentation at All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA (1/31/16) about white fragility, the pathology of privilege and the need for whites to own our role in the struggle against racism and white supremacy.

Racism, Privilege and Denial: Healing White America’s Blindspots (Part 2): All Saints Church, Pasadena, CA, 1/30/16

Part 2 of my dialogue/workshop with folks at All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA, January 30, 2016

Racism, Privilege and Denial: Healing White America’s Blindspots (Part One): All Saints Church, Pasadena, CA 1/30/16

Part 1 of my two-part workshop/seminar with folks at All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA, 1/30/16

Tim Wise Interview with Chauncey DeVega: Trump, White Fragility and Race in America (Feb 4 Podcast)

Here’s my latest interview with cultural critic and writer Chauncey DeVega, from a week or so ago , posted to DeVega’s website on February 4. We discuss Trump(ism), the occupation of the Oregon wildlife preserve by white militants, the 2016 election and the issue of white fragility in America. Always a great time chatting with [...]