Posts Tagged ‘racism and children’

Racism and the Myth of a "Victim Mentality"

Recently, I received an e-mail from a college professor who shows a video of one of my speeches in her classroom. She explained that she was in need of a citation for a claim I had made in the video, to the effect that although blacks and Latinos are far more likely than whites to […]

Tim Wise at Oakwood University, Huntsville, AL., 2/1/10

Open Your Mind Lecture Series – Oakwood University – Tim Wise spoke February 1, 2010 in Moran Hall.

MLK Day Presentation, 2010 – Fountain Baptist Church, Summit, NJ

Tim Wise delivers a Keynote address for MLK Day, January, 2010 at Fountain Baptist Church, Summit New Jersey. Listen to the speech

Denial is a River, Wider Than the Charles: Racism and Implicit Bias in Cambridge

If you wish to gaze upon the depth and breadth of America’s racial divide–particularly the canyon-like gulf between white folks and black folks–you need look no further than the recent incident involving Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., Cambridge police officer James Crowley, and now, President Obama who weighed in on the matter a few […]

“Between Barack and a Hard Place,” on CSPAN’s Book TV, WPC 10, Memphis, 4/4/09

Author Tim Wise delivers a keynote address at the 10th Annual White Privilege Conference in Memphis, TN, April 4, 2009 Watch full video

Transcript of Radio Debate between Jared Taylor and Tim Wise on the Infidel Guy Show

May 11, 2005 HOST: Greetings everyone and welcome once again to another episode of Live with the Infidel Guy. I am your host Reggie Finley and I’ll tell you what, we’re going to have a very interesting program tonight. I’m a little nervous, actually, about this program because I have no idea how this is […]

Tim Wise – Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, 1/05

Tim Wise – White Like Me speech, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, January 2005

Of Broken Clocks and Conservatives: Study Debunks Race (but Feeds Youth) Stereotypes

Published as a ZNet Commentary,, 3/2/04 There’s an old saying that even a broken clock is right twice a day. Although conservative think-tanks can’t generally boast that impressive a record, the underlying premise occasionally holds for them as well, so that once in a while they too will say something on point, even if […]

Unnatural Selection: Reflections on the Normalizing of Racism

Published as a ZNet Commentary,, 1/21/04 For those who speak out against racism, learning to deal with people who disagree with you is a time-consuming process, and a talent that must be cultivated. This was made painfully clear this past week when I received an e-mail claiming that people like me should give up […]

Famous Last Words: Exploring the Depths of Racist Conditioning

Published as a ZNet Commentary, April 24, 1999 Every now and then a lesson comes easy. Other times we learn things by accident, if at all; and inevitably it seems, the lessons that matter most, often come from the least likely sources at the most inopportune moments: so much so that if we aren’t paying […]