One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy.
Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University. Her lecture is “One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy.” She is the author of Eyes Off the Prize: The United Nations and the African-American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944-1955, which was published by Cambridge University Press and awarded both the Gustavus Myers and Myrna Bernath Book Awards; as well as, Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941-1960, which was also published by Cambridge.
Her third book, White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide, won the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism and is also a New York Times Bestseller and a New York Times Editor’s Pick, and listed on the Zora List of 100 Best Books by Black Woman Authors since 1850.
Her most recent book, One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying our Democracy, was Long-listed for the National Book Award in Non-Fiction and was a finalist for the PEN/Galbraith Book Award in Non-Fiction.
Her young adult adaptation of White Rage, We are Not Yet Equal was nominated for an NAACP Image Award.
In addition to numerous teaching awards, her research has garnered fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Ford Foundation, National Humanities Center, Harvard University’s Charles Warren Center, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.
She is a regular contributor to The Guardian and advisor for its yearlong series on voting rights.
Anderson, Carol, "One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy." (2020). Gilder-Jordan Lecture in Southern Cultural History. 3.