Online Discussion of “White Like Me”

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7:00 PM, Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Location: Online Event (click for map)

“White Like Me,” based on the work of acclaimed anti-racist educator & author Tim Wise, explores race and racism in the US through the lens of whiteness and white privilege. In a stunning reassessment of the American ideal of meritocracy and claims that we’ve entered a post-racial society, Wise offers a fascinating look back at the race-based white entitlement programs that built the American middle class, and argues that our failure as a society to come to terms with this legacy of white privilege continues to perpetuate racial inequality and race-driven political resentments today.

For years, Tim Wise’s bestselling books and spellbinding lectures have challenged some of our most basic assumptions about race in America. “White Like Me” is the first film to bring the full range of his work to the screen — to show how white privilege continues to shape individual attitudes, electoral politics, and government policy in ways too many white people never stop to think about.”

Please watch the movie ahead of time. It is available on Kanopy, Vimeo and other websites.
To get a link to the zoom meeting for the discussion, please email us at
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Release Year: 2013

Running Time: 79

Director: Scott Morris

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  1. Bri
    #1 Bri 6 August, 2020, 06:02

    Thank you. I look forward to seeing what’s up next on your mailing list.

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