January 27, 7PM, Baptist Temple—Tim Wise on the Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity

January 27,7 PM, the Baptist Temple Presented by ACCORD, the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership and Temple University Libraries Anti-racist activist, author and educator, Tim Wise will share insight and reflections on the challenges of conducting diversity research. Author of Colorblind: The Rise of Post Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity; White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son; Speaking Treason Fluently; and Between Barak and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial In the age of Obama, Wise is purported to be “the most prominent anti-racist writer…in the US.” His Temple appearance is part of a local four- college tour with Speak Out – the Institute for Democratic Education & Culture. Wise has lectured to over 400,000 people in 49 states and appeared on 600 college campuses. Wise will speak at the Baptist Temple at 7pm. The lecture is free but tickets are required. Reserve tickets

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