The Open Your Mind Lecture Series continues on Monday, February 1 at 7:00 p.m. as Oakwood University welcomes Tim Wise, one of America’s leading anti-racist advocates. The presentation will be in the Moran Hall Auditorium, on the campus of Oakwood University. Over the past decade, Wise has developed a reputation as one of the leading anti-racism advocates, trainers, and educators in the nation. He has conducted hundreds of dismantling racism trainings and spoken to over 300,000 people in 48 states, on over 400 college campuses, including Harvard, Stanford, Cal Tech, and the Law Schools at Columbia, Yale, and Vanderbilt. Wise’s most recent book is Between Barack and a Hard Place: Challenging Racism, Privilege and Denial in the Age of Obama (City Lights) which explores the issues of race within the context of the Obama presidency. He is also the author of White Like Me: Reflections on Rice from a Privileged Son (Soft Skull Press), and Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections from an Angry White Male (Soft Skull Press).Wise received his B.A. from Tulane University and anti-racism training from the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, both in New Orleans.
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