Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama

Tim Wise

Tuesday, 09 Sep 2008 at 8:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

The audiotape of Tim Wise's talk will not be available on our website due to technical problems.
Tim Wise has trained teachers as well as corporate, government, media and law enforcement officials on methods for dismantling racism in their institutions. He is the author of White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son and Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White. He has contributed essays to a dozen books and anthologies, including Should America Pay? Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations. Wise serves as the Race and Ethnicity Editor for LIP Magazine, and his bi-monthly columns are distributed as part of the ZNet Commentary program. He also appears regularly on ESPN's "Quite Frankly, with Stephen A. Smith" to discuss racial issues in the world of sports. Wise received his B.A. from Tulane University and antiracism training from the People's Institute for Survival and Beyond.

Cosponsored By:
  • African American Studies Program
  • Center for American Intercultural Studies
  • College of Human Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance
  • Got Ignorance
  • Margaret Sloss Women's Center
  • Multicultural Student Programming Advisory Council
  • YWCA
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)