Posts Tagged ‘white allyship’

Tim Wise on “Breaking Through” (w/Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner) 7/11/16: Discussion on White Anti-Racism

Tim Wise discussion with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (MomsRising.org), re: white antiracism and allyship

Tim Wise on White Allyship and Solidarity – The King Center, Atlanta GA – January 2015

A brief snippet from my panel discussion at the King Center in Atlanta, January, 2015, in which I discuss white allyship and solidarity…

Racism, Privilege and Denial: Healing White America’s Blindspots (Part 2): All Saints Church, Pasadena, CA, 1/30/16

Part 2 of my dialogue/workshop with folks at All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA, January 30, 2016

Mimicry is Not Solidarity: Of Allies, Rachel Dolezal and the Creation of Antiracist White Identity

In a country where being black increases your likelihood of being unemployed, poor, rejected for a bank loan, suspected of wrongdoing and profiled as a criminal, being arrested or even shot by police, the mind boggles at the decision of Rachel Dolezal some years ago to begin posing as an African American woman. Yes perhaps [...]

Tim Wise on Movement Building and the Importance of Youth Activism – Lexington, KY, December, 2014

From the Q&A from my keynote in Lexington, KY, December, 2014, (MOSAIIC Conference) discussing the history of movement building and the importance of youth activism

Tim Wise on HuffPost Live w/Marc Lamont Hill – “Ferguson and Beyond” (12/8/14)

Discussion on HuffPost Live, 12/8/14, hosted by Marc Lamont Hill. We discuss the aftermath of the Grand Jury decisions in Ferguson and New York, and next steps for the movement to end racism and police brutality in communities of color Guests: Franchesca Ramsey, Patrisse Cullors, Redditt Hudson and Tim Wise

Profiting From Racism? Reflections on White Allyship and the Issue of Compensation

If there is one thing I’m sure of after about two years on Twitter it is that none of us, myself included, do a particularly good job of advancing persuasive ideological or philosophical points in 140 characters. In part, this sad fact owes to the simple truth that, given the platform, it’s just not possible. [...]

No, Not Everyone Felt That Way: Racism and Reflections on the History We Learn (and Don’t)

Published as a ZNet Commentary, 9/9/05 When I was a kid, I remember my maternal grandmother defending Richard Nixon for the crimes of Watergate, because, as she put it: “He didn’t do anything any worse than what every other President did.” Knowing, even at six, that this was hardly a morally compelling justification for one’s [...]