Tim Wise

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Tim Wise

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The website of Tim Wise, whom scholar and philosopher Cornel West calls, “A vanilla brother in the tradition of (abolitionist) John Brown,” and who is among the nation’s most prominent anti-racist essayists and educators. Wise is the author of seven books, including his highly-acclaimed memoir, White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son, as well as Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority, and his latest, Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America. He has contributed chapters or essays to over 25 additional books and his writings are taught in colleges and universities across the nation. His essays have appeared on Alternet, Salon, Huffington Post, Counterpunch, The Root, Black Commentator, BK Nation and Z Magazine among others.

Wise has been featured in several documentaries, including “White Like Me: Race, Racism and White Privilege in America” (from the Media Education Foundation),

Wise graduated from Tulane University in 1990 and received anti-racism training from the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, in New Orleans.

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Anti-racism

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Tim Wise

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English

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Tim Wise, “Tim Wise,” Anti-Racism Digital Library, accessed September 28, 2020, https://sacred.omeka.net/items/show/34.