Prof. McKinney Publishes Wall Street Journal Article on the Need to Talk Race in America

Dr. Charles McKinney, an associate professor of History and the Neville Frierson Bryan Chair of Africana Studies at Rhodes, has published “Now That the Flag Is Down, Can We Talk About Race in America?” in Wall Street Journal’s “Market Watch.”

“If we are sincere about change, we must come to terms with the fact that we as a nation cannot move towards the formation of a more perfect union until we are ready to confront the hard truth about our nation’s heritage,” writes McKinney. Read more.

McKinney is a scholar of the civil rights movement, and he teaches a variety of courses that focus on the African-American experience in the United States.