Audio & Video

Tim Wise At Princeton (With Imani Perry) 2/10/14: Colorblindness and the Myth of Post-Racialism

Here is an audio of my 2/10/14 talk at Princeton. First 30 or so minutes are my speech, followed by a dialogue with scholar and Princeton professor, Imani Perry, and then a question and answer session involving us both.

Tim Wise on “Racism in Legal Services” (Speech to Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation, 9/27/13)

My speech to the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation, 9/27/13

Tim Wise at Google (September 17, 2013): Race, the Workplace and Silicon Valley

My speech at Google, September 17, 2013

Tim Wise on CNN 12/16 Discussing White Jesus/Santa Imagery and Racist Iconography

Here is the full clip from my appearance on CNN’s OutFront with Erin Burnett (hosted by Jake Tapper) on December 16th. Sorry for the quality of the video. CNN didn’t see fit to post the full clip, but I feel the entirety is needed to grasp the most important aspects of the discussion. Thanks to [...]

Superwoman (Lilly Singh) Goes In On the Racist Backlash to Indian-American Miss America

This is so much brilliant, it hurts…

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 [...]

Phillip Agnew of Dream Defenders Gives the Speech He Was Kept from Giving at the March on Washington

This is so much better, and more important, and more honest than anything said at the actual march this week, John Lewis excepted, perhaps; but I think even Lewis would agree, this is special, and especially because in 1963, the Kennedy Administration tried to intervene to keep Lewis from delivering his own speech, afraid that [...]

Tim Wise on MSNBC’s The Cycle: Upholding the Legacy of the March on Washington

My appearance today on MSNBC’s The Cycle, along with longtime friend and colleague Barbara Arnwine, discussing the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the ongoing struggle for justice Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy