Tim Wise speaking at an event (timwise.org)

Prominent scholars such as Michelle Alexander, Charles Ogletree and Imani Perry are just a few of the big names who will appear alongside anti-racist author and educator Tim Wise in the film White Like Me. It will be an exploration of race and racism in the U.S. through the lens of whiteness and white privilege, according to Wise's website.

Although the project is close to completion, he recently kicked off a campaign to raise money to finish the film, whose baseline aim is to show how society's failure to properly acknowledge and confront the psychological, social and political effects of white privilege continues to perpetuate racial inequality and race-based political resentments.

Watch a discussion of the film here:

Read more at Tim Wise's website.