Posts Tagged ‘white allies’

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 [...]

Short Interview Clip, 2010: On Race/Class Connections and the Value of White Antiracist Allyship

Here’s a short interview clip that I did back in 2010 at the Applied Research Center’s Facing Race Conference, in Chicago. Short but pretty good discussion of the link between institutional and personal bias, the link between racial oppression and class injustice, and the importance of white allyship, historically and today Tim Wise 092510 from [...]

Racism, Violence and the Irony of Stereotypes

Sometimes you just know it’s going to be a long day. Especially when the subject line of the first e-mail of the morning reads like this: “HEY NIGGER LOVING KIKE…” There are lots of things one can think upon reading such a well-crafted piece of prose. Among them: 1) Ya’ know, there really should be [...]