Jan 27 2006

A Conversation with Tim Wise

Tim Wise, antiracist activist, author of “White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son ”

Tim WiseAnti-racist activist Tim Wise was in Los Angeles this past weekend. He addressed the Cinematographers guild on the issue of Race, Privilege, and Power in the 21st Century. Wise’s latest book is “White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son.” He is currently working on a book about Race and Katrina. He tours the country widely, and has spoken at hundreds of college campuses and community forums accross the country. Michael Eric Dyson says, “”Tim Wise is one of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of white privilege in the nation.” I had the chance to speak with Tim last weekend about current issues of race, the resurgence of white supremacy, activism and the immigration debate.

Visit Tim Wise’s website: www.timwise.org.

Sonali’s Subversive Thought for the Day:

“Hatred, which could destroy so much, never failed to destroy the man who hated, and this was an immutable law. ” – James Baldwin

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  1. Reggieon 08 Apr 2008 at 4:37 pm

    Tim, I just learned about you while I was in Orlando this week end. I am from Atlanta and am happy and proud to know that you are a person of morals, I would like to see you and Michael Baesden team up to reach millions of people who think like you guys, he is a African American talk show host that advocates unity. God Bless