Connor Towne O’Neill on the Ugly Legacy of White Supremacy
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode of Keen On, Andrew is joined by Connor Towne O’Neill, the author of Down Along with That Devil’s Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy, to discuss our vital need to confront our past in order to transcend it and move toward a more just society.
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Connor Towne O’Neill is a producer on the NPR podcast White Lies, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in audio reporting. His writing has appeared in New York Magazine, Vulture, Slate, Village Voice, and RBMA. A graduate of the creative writing program at the University of Alabama, O’Neill teaches at Auburn University and with the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project.