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The Color of Law: A Virtual Discussion

9/22/2021  - 

THE COLOR OF LAW: A FORGOTTEN HISTORY OF HOW OUR GOVERNMENT SEGREGATED AMERICA 

Please join the Law School for a virtual conversation with author Richard Rothstein who will discuss his book, “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.” Richard Rothstein will discuss his widely acclaimed account of the history of racial housing segregation, documenting the central role of various level of government. Professor Molina will moderate the discussion.

Richard Rothstein is a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute, the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and of the Haas Institute at the University of California (Berkeley).  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 web page at the Economic Policy Institute: http://www.epi.org/people/richard-rothstein/. 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

Date: Wednesday, October 6

Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm 

Please register in advance here: https://capital.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0rdOyupz8tH9PN9tWC1RU4ztf_e4nn4REY After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.