Dec. 17- Richard Rothstein -The Color of Law [Advent Calendar]

The Englewood Review of Books
Best Books of 2017
Advent Calendar
December 17

 

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of How Our Government
Segregated America

Richard Rothstein

 
Hardback: Liveright, 2017
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“Rothstein’s comprehensive and engrossing book reveals just how the U.S. arrived at the “systematic racial segregation we find in metropolitan areas today,” focusing in particular on the role of government. While remaining cognizant of recent changes in legislation and implementation, Rothstein is keenly alert to the continuing effects of past practices.”

 

LISTEN to an NPR interview with the author…

 

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