The Color of Law

When Feb 12, 2018
from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Urban and Public Affairs (426 W Bloom St), room 123
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We Can’t Desegregate the Nation without Knowing How We Segregated It

Richard Rothstein is a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute, and a fellow at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

He will give a free lecture on his latest book The Color of Law concerning how racial segregation occurs and its negative impacts on housing, income, and education.

He is giving three community lectures for black history month but his February 12th lecture will explore social justice research methods and new areas of research.

In addition to his recent book, The Color of Law, he is the author of many other articles and books on race and education, which can be found at his webpage at the Economic Policy Institute. Previous influential books include Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Improvement to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap, and Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right.

He welcomes questions and comments at