Carol Anderson

Longlist, 2018 National Book Awards

Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University. She is the author of Eyes Off the Prize: The United Nations and the African-American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944-1955; Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941-1960; the New York Times Bestseller White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide
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One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy

One Person, No Vote by Carol Anderson book cover
ISBN 9781635571370 Bloomsbury Publishing

In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of policies that have systematically impeded black progress in America, from 1865 to our combustible present. More about this book >

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Carol Anderson

Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University.  She is the author of Eyes Off the Prize: The United Nations and the African-American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944-1955; Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941-1960; the New York Times Bestseller White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide, which won the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism; and One Person, No Vote:  How Voter Suppression is Destroying our Democracy, which was longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction and a finalist for the PEN/Galbraith Book Award in Nonfiction. Her young adult adaptation of White Rage, We are Not Yet Equal was nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

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