Throughout White Rage Anderson demonstrates that discrimination and violence against African Americans was never just a Southern phenomenon and that Northern whites were equally implicated in undermining the civil rights of African Americans.
Jordache A. Ellapen
Jordache A. Ellapen is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in African and African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He completed his Ph.D. in American Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington in 2015. He has MA degrees from New York University (Cinema Studies) and the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg (Dramatic Art). He is the co-editor of We remember differently: Race, Memory, Imagination, a 2012 semi-finalist for the Sunday Times Alan Paton Award, and Mzansi at the Movies: Film Culture in Contemporary South Africa (forthcoming).
Posts by Jordache A. Ellapen
The story of Delyte Morris and the Southern Illinois University he created is what Robert A. Harper calls “a story of unlikely success and a tragic end.” It does read like an American tragedy, somehow, based in a rustic start, ambition, ingenuity, and the fallibility of good intentions.