Civil Rights Legislation And Presidential Administrations
In the 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, how have civil rights causes and other social and economic justice movements fared under presidential administrations?
Emory University’s Dr. Carol Anderson discusses the decades since the civil rights movement, including the racial climate under President Donald Trump’s administration, as well as criminal justice reform and the efforts of current civil rights causes.
Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University. She’s also the author of the 2016 book “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide.”