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Spring Kelley Lecture: "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation's Divide"

Carol Anderson is professor of African American Studies at Emory University. She is a human and civil rights advocate and an expert on African American history and 20th-century politics. She is the author of Eyes Off the Prize: The United Nations and the African-American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944-1955, and Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941-1960.

Her Kelley lecture will deal with her most recent book, White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation's Divide, a New York Times Bestseller, National Book Critics Circle Award Winner, and A Chicago Review of Books Best Nonfiction Book of 2016. In the words of the Boston Globe, White Rage is “[A] powerful survey of American history as seen in the violent white reactions to black progress, from Reconstruction to the great migration to the current political landscape.”

This lecture is free and open to the public.  No tickets required.


Chambers Lilly Family Gallery

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