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Tim Wise has penned a useful thought experiment: "Imagine if the Tea Party was Black" . From ...
by gatorbot
Comment Count 323 comments on Fri Apr 23, 2010 at 06:15 PM PDT with 763 Recommends
Here's my appearance on CNN last night to discuss "Dr" Laura's racist rant, the use of the n-word, and racism more broadly. Fortunately we were able to get into the topic beyond the slur itself, ...
by tim wise
Comment Count 369 comments on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 05:57 AM PDT with 396 Recommends
In the last week this community has been re-introduced to the brilliance that is Tim Wise. I don’t know if the term white privilege actually belongs to Tim, but he was certainly the person ...
by Adept2u
Comment Count 540 comments on Tue Jul 13, 2010 at 07:37 AM PDT with 368 Recommends
Dear Mr. Wise (may I call you Tim?) -- Thank you. Thank you for being willing to call things what they are. Thank you for being unafraid to cut through to the heart of the issue. In short, ...
by Phoenix Woman
Comment Count 110 comments on Mon Jul 12, 2010 at 07:33 PM PDT with 225 Recommends
NOTE: I will be discussing Senator Webb's op-ed with Tim Wise on AM760 Wednesday morning at 8am Colorado tim (10am ET). Tune in online ...
by davidsirota
Comment Count 291 comments on Wed Jul 28, 2010 at 06:47 AM PDT with 190 Recommends
Tim Wise's provocatively titled rec list diary, ...
by Alec82
Comment Count 555 comments on Wed Aug 18, 2010 at 12:10 PM PDT with 153 Recommends
The role racism has played in the dismantling of the social safety net in the United States, in my opinion, has not been given the kind of attention it deserves. I find it frustrating that many ...
by mooremusings
Comment Count 70 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 03:32 PM PST with 89 Recommends
Tim Wise just wrote a great diary on right wing racism. As usual, though, in the comments some folks started claiming that white folks could be the victims of "racism" too. Even though I thought, ...
by hepshiba
Comment Count 169 comments on Thu Jul 15, 2010 at 01:53 PM PDT with 80 Recommends
Maybe a few of you have noticed that Tim Wise my brother from another mother is now a member of our crew of Kossacks and has started posting ...
by Adept2u
Comment Count 134 comments on Sat Sep 12, 2009 at 02:24 PM PDT with 77 Recommends
Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority by Tim Wise City Lights Open Media "To be white has been to take a lot for granted over the years, and to assume that our normal was everyone's normal; ...
by jmannatl
Comment Count 150 comments on Wed Apr 11, 2012 at 04:57 AM PDT with 59 Recommends
First, the news: I have been asked to join the civil rights panel at Netroots Nation this week, and am excited for the opportunity to share my thoughts on the importance of antiracism as a lens/...
by tim wise
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Jul 18, 2010 at 08:05 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
Picture this: Barack Obama has a 17-year old pregnant daughter, and the father of the unborn child brags about his guns and how hardcore he is. This is obviously an impossible scenario because ...
by Sand in Florida
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2008 at 10:19 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
This excellent interview with Tim Wise was sent to me this morning by "White Privilege Awareness Week" ...
by joedemocrat
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 09:19 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Friday in Black Kos , dopper0189 wrote about Congo and the 5.4 million people who have been killed since 1998 in the civil war going ...
by NLinStPaul
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Apr 18, 2010 at 08:37 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Again and again Americans are proving that the term “melting pot” is indeed a myth. There is an ongoing struggle to keep America white. From white fear of becoming a minority in their own ...
by Will Smith
Comment Count 59 comments on Tue Jul 23, 2013 at 02:05 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
"What is a little bit disconcerting and concerning is the inability for sporting goods stores to keep ammunition in stock," she said. "That tells me the nation is arming. What are they ...
by whataretheysmoking
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Jun 15, 2010 at 12:58 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Dear Tim Wise , I wanted to write you an open letter on Daily Kos because even though you were attacked for speaking the truth about racism, you are and always have been spot on in your assessment. ...
by WeBetterWinThisTime
Comment Count 71 comments on Mon Dec 13, 2010 at 11:23 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Sadly, I agree with Tim Wise - the full quote from his piece in Salon (originally on Alternet) which I had to truncate to use as a title is: I suppose there is no longer much point in debating the ...
by Phoebe Loosinhouse
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 06:24 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Prepare for some Republican fireworks afterwards. I just got wind from my facebook feed that Tim Wise is going to be on CNN with Don Lemon discussing the off the chain behavior of some of our ...
by Adept2u
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Mar 27, 2010 at 01:28 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
This is a clip from the newly released film, "Vocabulary of Change" featuring Angela Davis and myself in dialogue, in May, 2011. In this brief clip, I am discussing the importance of allyship and ...
by tim wise
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 05:25 PM PDT with 19 Recommends