Richard Rothstein

Longlist, 2017 National Book Awards

Richard Rothstein is the author of many books and articles about race and education, among which is The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.
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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

The Color of Law, by Richard Rothstein book cover
ISBN 9781631492853 Liveright / W. W. Norton & Company

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 of private institutions like banks and real estate agencies. More about this book >

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Richard Rothstein

Richard Rothstein is the author of many books and articles about race and education, among which is The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.

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