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Speak Out Presents, An Evening With Tim Wise
Date Friday April 04
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
First Unitarian Church of Oakland
685 14th St. Oakland CA 94612
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorYana Garcia
Emailevents [at] speakoutnow.org
Phone(510) 601-0182
“Tim Wise is one of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of white privilege in the nation.”

— Michael Eric Dyson, best-selling author

Tim Wise, one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and activists in the U.S., will be speaking on Friday, April 4th, 2008 at 7:30 pm at the First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th St., Oakland CA. Tickets are $12 - $20 sliding scale for general admission, $8 for youth 18 and under. Advance tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets by calling 800-838-3006 or on the web at http://www.brownpapertickets.com. All proceeds benefit Speak Out, The Institute for Democratic Education and Culture.

Wise is the author of two books, White Like Me; Reflections of Race from a Privileged Son (Soft Skull Press) and Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White (Routledge). He has spoken to over 300,000 people in 48 states, and on over 350 college campuses. From 1999-2003, Wise was an advisor to the Fisk University Race Relations Institute, and in the early ‘90s was Associate Director of the Louisiana Coalition Against Racism and Nazism, the largest of the many groups organized for the purpose of defeating neo-Nazi political candidate, David Duke.

For further information visit Speak Out on the web, http://www.speakoutnow.org or contact us at 510-601-0182 and via email at info [at] speakoutnow.org.
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