Important People in The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Richard Rothstein
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Richard Rothstein

Richard Rothstein, the author of The Color of Law, is a historian, professor, and expert on housing and education policy in the United States. Rothstein is widely regarded as one of the most respected scholars to have studied and written about segregation in education and housing. He is a Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, a Distinguished Fellow at the Economic Policy Institute, and an Emeritus Senior Fellow at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

Rothstein's research into the issue of de jure residential racial segregation stemmed from two Supreme Court rulings, in 1973 and 2007, that insisted that segregation n the United States is the result of the choices made by private individuals and organizations. These ruling argue that no level of government in the United States, and particularly not the federal government, is...

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