“How can I be unarmed when it is my blackness you fear,” writes Carol Anderson in her latest work, The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America (Bloomsbury, 2021).
This episode was recorded as part of a live event in anticipation of the release of Carol Anderson’s latest Book The Second: hosted by Magers & Quinn Booksellers in partnership with The Givens Foundation for African American Literature, Hennepin Avenue Methodist Church and iDream.tv.
Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies at Emory University and author of several works including (but not limited to) 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. 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. You can purchase a copy of The Second from Magers & Quinn, or at your favorite book store.