Posts Tagged ‘white privilege’

No Real Angels in Hell: Police Violence, Black Lives and the White Obsession With Perfect Victims

It is increasingly apparent that white Americans hate the Constitution. Not all white people and not the entire Constitution of course; but certainly a frightening lot of us and some of the most important parts. We love the Second Amendment — at least in so far as it protects our right to bear arms, even [...]

Personal Responsibility in the Struggle Against Racism: White Fragility and the Pathology of Privilege – All Saints Church, Pasadena, CA (1/31/16)

My presentation at All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA (1/31/16) about white fragility, the pathology of privilege and the need for whites to own our role in the struggle against racism and white supremacy.

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

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

Part 1 of my two-part workshop/seminar with folks at All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA, 1/30/16

Responding to a Young Reactionary: White Privilege, Judaism and the Making of Sloppy Analogies

After a quarter-century of antiracism work, either as an activist or educator, there are a few things I’ve learned about the reactionaries and right-wingers at whom my work has long been aimed. First, that they won’t go away just because we ignore them, or decide that their arguments are unworthy of intellectual consideration. Especially in [...]

Tim Wise on Racism and Policing: From “Cracking the Codes” (2012)

A brief clip from Shakti Butler’s powerful film, “Cracking the Codes” (World Trust Films, 2012). In this clip (filmed back in 2010 but clearly as relevant as ever), I briefly recount my experiences with law enforcement officials, and an experiment I do with them at the outset of our conversation, which demonstrates how automatic racial [...]

Tim Wise on the Rock Newman Show – Race and Racism in America 12/10/14

Tim Wise on the Rock Newman Show (Washington DC, WHUT/PBS), December 10, 2014

Tim Wise on Whiteness and the Historical Trick of Racial Privilege

My response to a question from my December, 2014 talk at the Lyric Theatre, Lexington, KY…

Tim Wise Speech – “Racism, White Denial and Criminal Justice: Ferguson and Beyond,” 12/5/2014 – Lexington, KY

My keynote speech at the MOSAIIC conference, 12/5/2014 in Lexington KY at the Lyric Theatre, organized by Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

Tim Wise on “Our Common Ground” (BlogTalkRadio) w/Janice Graham: “White Rage in America – Unhinged” (12/7/2014)

My appearance on December 7, 2014 on “Our Common Ground” (BlogTalkRadio) with Janice Graham to discuss racism, white anxiety and the prospects for change, post-Ferguson Check Out Politics Progressive Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with OCG on BlogTalkRadio