White Like Me

PRESENTED BY: Everett Meaningful Movies
6:30 PM, Saturday, February 11, 2017 PST
Location: Everett (click for map)

Refreshments served at 6:00pm
the film poses some big questions: “What does it mean to be white?” “Isn’t racism a thing of the past?” “What about us?” “Shouldn’t we be colorblind?” Film followed by discussion lead by expert in race relations.

Anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise offers a look back at the race-based white entitlement programs that built the American middle class. He then 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. Wise describes how white privilege continues to shape individual attitudes, electoral politics and government policy in ways too many white people never stop to think about. (ref:www.whitelikememovie.org)

Please join s for the film’s showing. It’s FREE and open to the public! Donations to defray cost of screening rights gladly accepted.

Release Year: 2013

Running Time: 69 minutes

Director: Scott Morris

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