Discrimination In Tim Wise's 'White Like Me'

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Omar LAVISH
Soc 217
Tim Wise – White Like Me
In Tim Wise’s reading, the focus is how discrimination, prejudice and racism is due to the miscommunication between whites and blacks and how for a white man to understand the true evil that is happening would be for him to enter the shoes of a black man. This was mentioned by Wise as he said, “How else except by becoming a negro can a white hope to learn the truth” (Wise, 225). Miscommunication and lack of acknowledgments causes setbacks which in return leads to racism and discrimination and this was shown in “White Like Me” when a white man had to temporarily become black to bring out the truth.
The story “White Like Me” mentions a lot of what we have learned in chapter 3. We were introduced to
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