Jim Crow 2.0: Voter Suppression in the 21st Century


In this online event Professor Carol Anderson joined Professor Matthew Jones in conversation about racial discrimination and voter suppression in the US.



Carol Anderson (@ProfCAnderson) is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies at Emory University and author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation's Divide, a New York Times Bestseller, Washington Post Notable Book of 2016, and a National Book Critics Circle Award winner. She is also 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, and One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy, which was long-listed for the National Book Award and a finalist for the PEN/Galbraith Award in non-fiction.




Matthew Jones is Professor of International History at the LSE. Among other topics, he has published books that look at decolonisation in Southeast Asia in the 1960s; the end of the first Indochina war; race and US foreign policy in post-war Asia; and British nuclear history. He was Head of the Department of International History, 2017-20.


The event was held on 9 December 2021 as part of the Race, Gender and Politics in the US seminar series, co-hosted with the Department of International History 

Header image: "Protect Voting Rights" by Lauren Shiplett is licensed for use under CC BY 2.0


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