Will Smith, Chris Rock, and What You’re Missing About That Slap

Condemning the slap or the joke (or both) is the easy part — there’s much more we need to discuss

Image: Will Smith, by celebrityabc, Flickr, Creative Commons license 2.0

First, I want to be clear, so there is no misunderstanding once we reach the nuance portion of what follows.

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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)