Posts Tagged ‘activism’

Charity Versus Solidarity: What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter? (2008 Presentation)

This is a portion of a larger speech, delivered at an event for service providers and community members, sponsored by the Milwaukee YWCA in 2008. In this segment, I discuss the difference between models of social service provision that are rooted in notions of “charity for” those in need, versus models rooted in “solidarity with” [...]

Tim Wise on Rachel Maddow, 10/21/11 – Discussing Race in the #Occupy Movement

Here is the clip from the 10/21/11 Rachel Maddow Show, in which I discuss race and the #Occupy Movement (and left activism more broadly) with guest host Melissa Harris-Perry. Didn’t get to say much but an essay will be forthcoming with a much more detailed analysis of the importance of crafting an antiracist narrative as [...]