Richard Rothstein: The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America
Join us for an invigorating lecture and discussion with Mr. Richard Rothstein.
Richard Rothstein, is a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and a fellow of the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Rothstein is the author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America. The author will provide a national perspective on his previous work that has documented the history of state-sponsored residential segregation, racial inequality and inner city poverty that has disadvantaged and held back generations of African-Americans, even after the Constitution was meant to have repaired these inequalities.
This event is sponsored by Voices of the Village, Tri-C’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion, and Case Western Reserve University, Schubert Center for Child Studies.
Tuesday, October 30 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Jerry Sue Thornton Center, Ford Room
2500 East 22nd St., Cleveland, OH 44115