DCRP Lecture: Richard Rothestein
Thursday, 09/28/17 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Location: 112 Wurster Hall
Lecture: 5:45 PM - Wurster Auditorium
Reception: 7:15 PM- 1st Floor Wurster Hall
Join the Terner Center for Housing Innovation and the Department of City and Regional Planning for a lecture by Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America, followed by a discussion with Terner Center Faculty Director Carol Galante, a question and answer session, and reception. His book examines the forgotten history of how federal, state, and local governments explicitly segregated metropolitan areas nationwide, creating racially homogeneous neighborhoods in violation of the Constitution.
Richard Rothstein is a Research Associate of the Economic Policy Institute, a Senior Fellow at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, a Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, and a Senior Fellow at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the UC Berkeley School of Law.
If you would like to attend the lecture, please RSVP HERE.