Anti-racist activist Tim Wise
Speaking on: "Between Barack & A Hard Place : Racism and White Denial in The Age of Obama"
7:00 p.m. Wednesday
UK Student Center (addition)
200 Avenue of Champions
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Free & Open to All.
The lecture is a result of the collaborative efforts of student organizations and departments that assist in promoting a diverse and inclusive UK campus. The main objective of this collective effort is to teach understanding.
Wise is a white anti-racist writer and activist who started giving lectures in 1995 and has lectured at more than 500 college campuses across the United States. He has written four books and has trained a multitude of teachers, corporate employees, nonprofit organizations and law enforcement officers in methods of addressing and dismantling racism in their institutions.
Wise’s most recent book is Between Barack and a Hard Place: Challenging Racism, Privilege and Denial in the Age of Obama, which explores issues of race within the context of the Obama presidency.
His other books include White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son; Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White; and a collection of essays, Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections from an Angry White Male.
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