Summary of the color of law: a forgotten history of how our government segregated america by rich [electronic resource] / Abbey Beathan.
- ISBN: 9781518901997 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1518901999 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 35 min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Author's Republic, 2020.
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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein Book Summary Abbey Beathan (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.) An exploration of the housing policy in United States and the hidden truth about how cities are divided. It was commonly believed that cities were divided by de facto segregation, through individual prejudices like income differences and actions of private institutions. However, Richard Rothstein discovered the brutal truth, the fact that cities are divided by de jure segregation, which means that local, state and federal governments passed laws that promoted the discriminatory patterns that are present even to this date. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Abbey Beathan. It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) A chronicle of an untold story that began in the 1920s and still affecting African American citizens today. Explicit racial zoning forced millions of black individuals from the North to the South. This book is a great tool to get informed about the harsh realities of America. It's not all sun and rainbows, there is a dark side to everything and America has a big one. A brilliant chronicle that debunks previous myth about housing policy and reveals the hidden truth.
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