Education ? Race and ethnicity

Richard Rothstein is a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow (emeritus) at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. He is the author of?The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, which?recovers a forgotten history of how federal, state, and local policy explicitly segregated metropolitan areas nationwide, creating racially homogenous neighborhoods in patterns that violate the Constitution and require remediation. He is also the author of?many other articles and books on race and education, which can be found on his web page at the Economic Policy Institute: influential books include?Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black–White Achievement Gap?and?Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right. He welcomes questions and comments at?

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Richard Rothstein discusses The Color of Law on Fresh Air
Richard Rothstein in conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates