Anderson Quoted in ‘New York Times’ Op-Ed “‘Let Freedom Ring’ From Georgia”

Dr. Carol Anderson, Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies and Associated Faculty in the History Department, was recently quoted in a New York Times op-ed by Roger Cohen. The piece, “‘Let Freedom Ring’ From Georgia,” discusses recent racial violence and manifestations of systemic racism – along with the campaigns against them – in the state of Georgia. In examining factors that seem to have contributed to an expanding and exceptional wave of popular support for those campaigns, Cohen quotes Anderson: “‘Like Emmett Till in the casket, the Floyd image made clear no black person is safe,’ Carol Anderson, a professor here at Emory University and author of ‘White Rage,’ told me.” Read the full piece here.