The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Name: The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Date: October 15, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
Racial segregation characterizes every metropolitan area in the U.S. It corrupts the criminal justice system and exacerbates economic inequality. In his book The Color of Law, Richard Rothstein, a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, argues that government systematically imposed residential segregation in cities across the country, with devastating consequences for generations of African Americans and the country as a whole.