Sep 17 6:13 PM

Anti-racism activist gets backlash over Facebook rant

The front page of the Facebook website (LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images).
2011 AFP

Tim Wise, who has made a name for himself as an anti-racism activist and author (and appeared on The Stream on Al Jazeera English), has drawn criticism for a Facebook rant that many say reflects his own white privilege.

In his first post, Wise outlined the hate mail and death threats he says he receives. He then went on to address the people who troll his site:


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