Richard Rothstein



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The Color of Law: A Forgott...

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Class and Schools: Using So...

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The Way We Were?: The Myths...

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All Else Equal: Are Public ...

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Can Public Schools Learn Fr...

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“Today’s residential segregation in the North, South, Midwest, and West is not the unintended consequence of individual choices and of otherwise well-meaning law or regulation but of unhidden public policy that explicitly segregated every metropolitan area in the United States.”
Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

“In 1944, the G.I. Bill was adopted to support returning servicemen. The VA not only denied African Americans the mortgage subsidies to which they were entitled but frequently restricted education and training to lower-level jobs for African Americans who were qualified to acquire greater skills.”
Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

“If federal programs were not, even to this day, reinforcing racial isolation by disproportionately directing low-income African Americans who receive housing assistance into the segregated neighborhoods that government had previously established, we might see many more inclusive communities. Undoing the effects of de jure segregation will be incomparably difficult. To make a start, we will first have to contemplate what we have collectively done and, on behalf of our government, accept responsibility.”
Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America



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