Richard Rothstein, a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and a fellow of the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, is the author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America.
Rothstein will provide a public lecture on his work documenting the history of state-sponsored residential segregation, racial inequality, and inner-city poverty that has disadvantaged and held back generations of African Americans, even after the Constitutions was meant to have repaired these inequalities. This event on October 30, 2018, 4:00pm-6:00pm is open to the public and will be held in the Jerry Sue Thornton Center at Cuyahoga County Community College. Please call 216-987-4548 or visit the event webpage for more information and to register for the event.
This event is sponsored by Voices of the Village, Tri-C’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion, and Case Western Reserve University’s Schubert Center for Child Studies.
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION OPPORTUNITY FOR FACULTY AND STUDENTS ONLY
Rothstein will also lead a small discussion group for interested CWRU and Tri-C students and faculty from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at CWRU. This event is sponsored by the Schubert Center for Child Studies, and will focus on the long reach of housing policy discrimination on the well-being of children today. This small conversation is open to students, faculty, and staff at CWRU and Tri-C; please register to attend here. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.