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Understanding the slow burn of racialized voter suppression.

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Republican policies are absolutely repugnant to the broad swath of Americans - to the diversity of Americans - so how are you going to stay in power? Because those policies have such a stark racial, and racialized, and racist agenda, you do it by voter suppression. At this point in our history, 'partisan' and 'racial' are synonymous when it comes to the Republican Party.

Historian Carol Anderson examines the new mechanisms of voter suppression in America - as part of a continual campaign of disenfranchisement of the poor, Black and Brown stretching back to America's founding, and as a renewed front in the Republican Party's project to rule from the minority by choosing its own electors.

Carol is author of the book One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy from Bloomsbury.

Carol is on a book tour across the US this fall

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Carol Anderson

Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies at Emory University.

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