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Author and Activist Tim Wise to speak at Walla Walla University

Tim Wise, author and antiracism activist, will speak at Walla Walla University on Tuesday, April 25, 6 p.m. in Village Hall. His lecture will discuss contemporary race relations and how to progress racial justice. Wise is nationally recognized for his book and documentary, White Like Me, as well as for a long career focused on challenging racism and other forms of inequality. He has spoken at more than 1,000 college and high school campuses and has made numerous appearances on radio and television news programs, including CNN, NPR, and MSNBC. His essays have been featured in Salon, Huffington Post, The Root, and Commentator, among others. Most recently, he was included in a video exhibition, together with President Barack Obama, at the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

Village Hall is located at 207 S. College Avenue in College Place. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Posted April 25, 2017