Interviewees

Tim Wise

Author, Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority

Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. Recently named one of “25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World,” by Utne Reader, Wise has spoken in 49 states, on over 600 college campuses, and to community groups across the nation. He has also lectured internationally in Canada and Bermuda on issues of comparative racism, race and education, racism and religion, and racism in the labor market.

Wise is the author of six books, including his just published Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority (City Lights Books 2012) which confronts white anxiety in the wake of shifting racial demographics in the country. His other titles include White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son (recently updated and re-released by Soft Skull Press 2011); Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity (City Lights Books 2010); Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama (City Lights Books 2009); Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections From an Angry White Male (Soft Skull Press, 2008); and Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White (Taylor & Francis 2005).