Between Barack and a Hard Place

Tim Wise talked about his book Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama. He argued that the election of… read more

Tim Wise talked about his book Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama. He argued that the election of Barack Obama says very little about a reduction of racism in America. He also talked about different types of discrimination, the pervasiveness of racism, and the personal responsibility to combat it. He also responded to questions from the audience.

The 10th annual White Privilege Conference (WPC), an annual gathering for critical discussions about diversity, racism, and combating oppression, was held in the Memphis Hilton. close

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Between Barack and a Hard Place

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Program ID:
285738-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
May 10, 2009 | 9:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 10, 2009 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 10, 2009 | 9:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 10, 2009 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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