Update : Thanks to the smashcrew.com for sending the info on the speaker. This very compelling speech is by Tim Wise. He is well known and honored speaker and teacher on racism in this country. Look below for some of his bio:
Original Post: Found this and thought it needed a post. Don’t know who this is or where this took place, so if anyone knows please leave the info in the comments.
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Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and activists in the U.S., and has been called, “One of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of white privilege in the nation,” by best-selling author and professor Michael Eric Dyson, of Georgetown University. Wise has spoken in 48 states, and on over 400 college campuses, including Harvard, Stanford, and the Law Schools at Yale and Columbia, and has spoken to community groups around the nation.
Wise is the author of White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son, Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White, and Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections from an Angry White Male. His fourth book, Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama will be released in January 2009. He has contributed essays to twenty books, and is one of several persons featured in White Men Challenging Racism: Thirty-Five Personal Stories, from Duke University Press. He received the 2001 British Diversity Award for best feature essay on race issues, and his writings have appeared in dozens of popular, professional and scholarly journals.