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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America - Community Reviews back

by Richard Rothstein
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Merle
Merle rated it 1 year ago
This is a very informative book about a piece of American history that many of us don’t fully understand, even if we think we do: specifically, how we arrived at a place of extensive residential segregation, and how the government was way more involved in creating it than most Americans believe. The...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it 4 years ago
Interesting book on how the government ignored the Constitution to create segregate communities of African-Americans and Caucasians. I learned a lot and much made me angry. He gives the history of how and when this happened and remedies to correct the past. At times I didn't understand but he wro...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 4 years ago
This book chronicles the laws that were used to keep segeratation in force, even when the Jim Crow was over. Important read.
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