White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son by Tim WiseIn White Like Me, Tim Wise offers a highly personal examination of the ways in which racial privilege shapes the lives of most white Americans, overtly racist or not, to the detriment of people of color, themselves, and society. The book shows the breadth and depth of the phenomenon within institutions such as education, employment, housing, criminal justice, and healthcare. By critically assessing the magnitude of racial privilege and its enormous costs, Wise provides a rich memoir that will inspire activists, educators, or anyone interested in understanding the way that race continues to shape the experiences of people in the U.S. Using stories instead of stale statistics, Wise weaves a narrative that is at once readable and scholarly, analytical and accessible.
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White Like Me
Race is still a topic that sparks a sense of uncomfortably in today's society. Even though we have an African American president, many do not dive deep into the issues at hand pertaining to racism. Most still have an ideology that it is long gone and just doesn't exist anymore. White Like Me takes a look at the politics of race and racism through the anti-racist author's viewpoint. Wise has been an educator for many years teaching the masses about white privilege and the psychological effects of our societal norm to ignore it. This film aims to change the national discussion about race and racism in our pursue to truly align our written American principals with current realities. Numerous professors and subject matter experts are lined up to discuss this issue including John H.
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