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The Color of Law: An Evening with Richard Rothstein

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Ed Roberts Campus

3075 Adeline Street

Berkeley, CA 94703

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An Evening with Richard Rothstein

Author of The Color of Law: The Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

February 22nd, 7pm at Ed Roberts Campus

“Racial segregation does not just happen; it is made. Written with a spatial imagination, this exacting and exigent book traces how public policies across a wide spectrum―including discriminatory zoning, taxation, subsidies, and explicit redlining―have shaped the racial fracturing of America. At once analytical and passionate, The Color of Law discloses why segregation has persisted, even deepened, in the post–civil rights era, and thoughtfully proposes how remedies might be pursued. A must-read.” (Ira Katznelson, author of the Bancroft Prize–winning Fear Itself)

Richard Rothstein is a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, a Senior Fellow at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the UC Berkeley School of Law, and a Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute. Join us for a critical conversation around the role of racial zoning in segregation, its history in Berkeley, and what we can do about it today.


Book will be available and autographed.

BART and ADA accessible. Free Parking.

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