Letters and Politics

The Second Amendment: How Slave Supporting Politicians Got Their Right to Quell Slave Revolts

Guest: Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University. She is the author of One Person, No Vote, longlisted for the National Book Award and a finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award; White Rage, a New York Times bestseller and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award; Bourgeois Radicals; and Eyes off the Prize. She was named a Guggenheim Fellow for Constitutional Studies and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her latest book is The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America.

Christophen Martinborough photographed for the cover of Emory Nursing Magazine. Stephen Nowland/Emory University, 2018.