Anderson Analyzes Historical Significance of Trump Indictment

Dr. Carol Anderson, Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American History, recently appeared on the news program Democracy Now! to discuss the indictment of ex-president Donald J. Trump on charges that he interfered in the 2020 election. Anderson analyzes the indictment’s citation of the KKK Act, the Reconstruction-era law that protects citizens’ voting rights. An associated faculty member in the Department of History, Anderson is the author of One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy (Bloomsbury, 2018), White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide (Bloomsbury, 2016), and, most recently, The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America (Bloomsbury, 2021). Watch the full interview here: “Trump & the KKK Act: Carol Anderson on Reconstruction-Era Voting Rights Law Cited in Trump Indictment.”

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