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'A brave, white anti-racist voice'

November 2, 2010

Tim Wise, recognized as the nation's leading anti-racist author and activist, will appear at CSU on Thursday, Nov. 4. Praised for his clear thinking and powerful, eloquent speech, Wise will talk about civil rights, multiculturalism, racism, white privilege, and student activism.

Wise is the author of five books; has appeared on hundreds of radio and television programs; and is a regular contributor to discussions about race on CNN.

Thursday, Nov. 4
7 p.m.
Lory Student Center
Main Ballroom

ASAP hosts Tim Wise

ASAP's Contemporary Issues Committee invites you to come listen to internationally renowned writer, speaker, anti-racist activist and educator Tim Wise! 

His talks have been called spellbinding -- his language clear and convincing. He is the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed memoir, White Like Me.

He will talk about:

  • Civil rights
  • Multiculturalism
  • Racism
  • White privilege
  • Student activism

This event is free, and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you there!

Testimonials about Tim Wise

Wise has been described as the nation's leading antiracist author and activist. Dorothy Zellner, civil rights movement legend, said this about Wise: "Thank heavens for your brave, white, anti-racist voice!"

"Tim Wise is one of the most brilliant, articulate, and courageous critics of white privilege in the nation," says Michael Dyson, best-selling author of books on racial and social justices issues. "His writing and thinking constitute a bulwark of common sense, and uncommon wisdom, on the subject of race, politics, and culture."

The images that accompany this story are courtesy of http://www.timwise.org/.


Contact: Evan Barrett
E-mail: asap_lectures@mail.colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-2727