Two ways to look at white privilege


Comedy works best when it’s based on truth, and there’s a lot of truth in the Elon’s work. As you’ll see, Elon mentions Tim Wise in the This Week In Blackness episode above, which was shot last year. So I looked Tim up, and here’s a clip of what I found:

Powerful stuff, indeed.  Great to see someone who’s white out there talking about and working to dismantle racism and the negative effects it has on everyone, not just Black folks.

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  • http://tiffanybbrown.com/ tiffany

    Louis CK also has a hilarious take on white privilege:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG4f9zR5yzY

  • http://profile.typepad.com/robfields Rob Fields

    Thanks, Tiffany. Will check it out. Thanks for sharing this. Hope you’re well. Looking forward to my next trip to ATL!

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