A 20-minute portion of my speech at Emerson College in Boston, one week after the terrorist bombing there.
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Here is a segment from my speech at Emerson College, Boston, MA, delivered one week after the bombing there during the Boston Marathon.
Here’s the Kickstarter campaign for the upcoming White Like Me film. We’re close to making it happen, but any support we can get from longtime supporters and readers (or new ones!) would help tons… To contribute, go here: WHITE LIKE ME brings the work of anti-racist author and educator Tim Wise to the screen, exploring [...]
My presentation at All Saints Church, Pasadena, CA, 4/28/13, to discuss the normalization of inequality, and the intersectionality of race, sex, class, militarism, terrorism and environmental catastrophe
Oh damn…somebody just sent me this and reminded of how much fun I had thoroughly eviscerating right-wing nonsense in a debate back in 2007 on affirmative action for the now venerable IQ-squared debate series. I was teamed up with my friend Kimberle Crenshaw (of Columbia and UCLA Law Schools), and Khin Mai Aung of the [...]
My talk at USF, 2.26.13
Tim Wise at Providence College, “Diversity, Racism and the Trouble With Colorblindness,” February 20, 2013
My entire speech at Providence College, 2/20/2013. By all means, watch the entire speech, rather than the snippets posted by various websites, which they are using so as to suggest that I “attacked the Catholic Church,” or demeaned Catholicism — both of which are absurd arguments made by liars…which is to say, by right-wingers. Same [...]
This is the second half of a longer discussion on CNN Newsroom with Don Lemon, 2/16/13, in which several guests, myself included, discussed the way in which actors of color are too often typecast in roles, in ways intended to keep white consumers comfortable. Part One of the discussion, which featured commercial actor, Jamison Reeves, [...]
Tim Wise – Black History Month Speech, “Allyship and the Struggle for Justice,” 2/11/13, Harpeth Hall School, Nashville, TN
My February 11th speech at Harpeth Hall School, a Nashville school for young women, grades 5-12. This was their annual Black History Month Assembly, and the first time I have ever been called upon to speak to an audience ranging in age from 10 to 18 all at once – Yikes! But despite the challenge [...]