THE BENTSEN CHAIR PRESENTS: THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC POLICY SEMINAR
"The Myth of DeFacto Segregation and How We can Correct It"
Speaker: Dr. Richard Rothstein
An explosive and alarming history that finally confronts how American governments in the 20th century delierately imposed racial segregation on metropolitan areas nationwode. Lauded by Ta-Nehisi Coates for his "brilliant" and "fine understanding of the machinery of government policy" (The Atlantic), Richard Rothstein has painstakingly documented how American cities, from San Francisco to Boston, became so racially divided.