White Like Me

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White Like me
Author Tim Wise
Country United States
Language English
Genre Memoir
Publisher Soft Skull Press
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 176
ISBN 978-1-933368-99-3
OCLC 183193527
305.8/00973 22
LC Class E185.615 .W565 2008

White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son is a book by activist and writer Tim Wise. It is a personal account examining white privilege and his conception of racism in American society through his experiences with his family and in his community.[1] The title is based on the book Black Like Me written by John Howard Griffin.[2]


White Like Me
Directed by Scott Morris
Produced by Scott Morris
Written by Tim Wise
Based on White Like Me
by Tim Wise
Starring Tim Wise
Release date
  • July 31, 2013 (2013-07-31)
Running time
69 minutes
Country United States
Language English

White Like Me is a 2013 documentary film based on the book White Like Me by Tim Wise.[3][4] The film was financed through a successful Kickstarter campaign.[5] Wise looks at the subject of ethnicity in the United States.


  1. ^ Cabrera, Nolan L. (2012). "Working through Whiteness: White male college students challenging racism". The Review of Higher Education. 35 (3): 375–401. doi:10.1353/rhe.2012.0020. 
  2. ^ "White Like Me, Interview". ZNet. January 14, 2005. 
  3. ^ Slate
  4. ^ The Huffington Post
  5. ^ Kickstarter

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