Posts Tagged ‘white privilege’

Tim Wise Discussing White Privilege on the David Pakman Show – 5/29/14

My appearance on the David Pakman Show, 5/29/14 to discuss white privilege. Sorry about the loud wallpaper in the background…you can thank the Indianapolis JW Marriott for that visual effect.

Tim Wise at Skyline College, San Bruno, CA 4/24/14

My talk today at Skyline College in San Francisco (San Bruno), CA…an amazing event with lots of wonderful folks, intent on building a more equitable and just world…thanks for having me! Video streaming by Ustream

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. [...]

Tim Wise on HuffPost Live, July 8, 2013 Discussing His Upcoming Film, “White Like Me”

Here’s my appearance today on HuffPost Live with Marc Lamont Hill, to discuss racism, white privilege and my new soon-to-be-released film, White Like Me. Joined by Michael Eric Dyson. We ended up squaring off against white supremacists/nationalists, Jared Taylor and Matthew Heimbach…entertaining to say the least…

Tim Wise on CNN 7/2/13 – Discussing Social Media Reaction to CNN’s Special on the N-Word

My appearance on CNN with Ashleigh Banfield, Don Lemon and Safiya Songhai, discussing reaction — good, bad and otherwise — on social media, to Don’s special on the N-word from the previous evening…

Tim Wise on CNN – Racism and Racial Slurs (Part Two) 7/1/13

My second salvo on CNN tonight, discussing racial slurs and racism in America. In this clip, LeVar Burton discusses how he responds to police, and I discuss how fundamentally different the white experience is with law enforcement…

Tim Wise on CNN – Special Program on Racial Slurs and Racism in America 7/1/13

Here’s my first salvo in the CNN special tonight on the N-Word, racial slurs and racism in America, more broadly…

Tim Wise on CNN – The N-Word, Racial Slurs and Race in America 6/29/13

Here’s a segment on the N-word, racial slurs and racism in America, to which I contributed a portion…but the rest of the segment is interesting too, so take a look…This includes previously posted material, but in the context of the larger segment is, I think, stronger…

Bullying Pulpit: Racism, Barack Obama and the Selective Call for Personal Responsibility

Sometimes, white privilege isn’t about stuff. It’s not always about better opportunities, or more money, or even greater access to those things than people of color. Sometimes, white privilege is as simple as knowing that, generally speaking, if you’re white, you’ll be perceived as competent and hard-working until proven otherwise, while people of color — [...]

Terrorism, Inequality and the Mentality of Disposability (AUDIO)

A 20-minute portion of my speech at Emerson College in Boston, one week after the terrorist bombing there.