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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Richard Rothstein, who is a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America’s cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation―that is, through individual prejudices, income differences, or the actions of private institutions like banks and real estate agencies. Rather, in his book, The Color of Law, without-a-doubt makes clear that…

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  1. on 08/05/2017 at 8:30 PM

    Rothstein’s book is exactly that–a seminal work on the history of housing discrimination that is required reading for anyone who cares about the effect of residential segregation on cities and schools in our country.

    • Taj Salaam on 08/12/2017 at 4:17 PM

      You’re totally correct. Thank you for listening.

  2. on 09/22/2017 at 8:58 PM

    The book is filled with history that’s been deliberately buried even as its tragic consequences make headlines in Ferguson, Tulsa, f502 Dallas, Staten Island, Charleston?

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