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Tim Wise event at Hofstra University is a flop

On March 12th, Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY hosted Tim Wise.

The event was organized by the Hofstra Student Chapter of the NAACP. Tim Wise was paid a lavish speakers’ fee funded by student tuition.

The auditorium was less than 10% full.

Usually when Wise speaks on a college campus, a few professors will require their students to attend. They Wise brags about the packed audience. This is what happens when no one is forced to attend his speech for a class.


Wise met opposition at Indiana University where about twenty people protested him. Protests are expected at some of his other stops other the next few weeks.

Upcoming speaking events:

03/25/15: Charlotte, NC Queens University of Charlotte
03/30/15: Huntsville, AL Oakwood University
04/7/15: New Orleans, LA Loyola University
04/10/15 – 04/11/15: Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
04/17/15 – 04/18/15: Fayetteville, AR University of Arkansas
04/20/15: Bryn Mawr , PA Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
04/23/15: St. Petersburg , FL YWCA of Tampa Bay