Make America Historically Literate (For the First Time)

Nostalgia and Mis-Remembering as a National Pastime

Photo credit: Tim Wise (2015)

The degree to which some will go to maintain their sense of innocence is nothing if not astounding. Nowhere is this truer than when it comes to white people (bless our hearts) and the desire to show our clean hands to all who might otherwise suspect them dirty.

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Tim Wise

Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)