The Color of Law
A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated AmericaBook - 2017
From Library Staff
MichaelW_KCMO Feb 28, 2018
In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, 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 ... Read More »
This is one of the most important works of American history written in the past several years. It offers an unflinching view into the roots of the systemic racism that still shapes our world and shows us how much more work we need to do to correct it.