Add to Calendar   12/08/2017 12:00 PM 12/08/2017 01:30 PM America/New_York THE COLOR OF LAW: HOUSING, SEGREGATION, AND EDUCATION IN THE U.S.

RICHARD ROTHSTEIN

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

 

Since Brown v. Board of Education ruled to desegregate schools, the percentage of African-American students in white majority schools increased to peak at 43.5 percent in 1988. Today, the trend is reversing -  a recent report from UCLA’s Civil Rights Project showed that number had dropped by nearly half to 23.2 percent, a comparable percentage to 1968. In the U.S., African-American wealth equals about 5 to 7 percent of white wealth.

 

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The City Club 12/08/2017 12:00 PM

THE COLOR OF LAW: HOUSING, SEGREGATION, AND EDUCATION IN THE U.S.

RICHARD ROTHSTEIN

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

 

Since Brown v. Board of Education ruled to desegregate schools, the percentage of African-American students in white majority schools increased to peak at 43.5 percent in 1988. Today, the trend is reversing -  a recent report from UCLA’s Civil Rights Project showed that number had dropped by nearly half to 23.2 percent, a comparable percentage to 1968. In the U.S., African-American wealth equals about 5 to 7 percent of white wealth.

 

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WHEN
December 08, 2017 at 12pm - 1:30pm
WHERE
The City Club

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