University of Wisconsin–Madison

2018 Robert J. Lampman Memorial Lecture – Richard Rothstein

Richard Rothstein
Richard Rothstein
Richard Rothstein

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

Richard Rothstein

Research Associate, Economic Policy Institute
Senior Fellow, Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley

Presented Friday, May 4, 2018

In this lecture, Richard Rothstein draws from his  new book—a National Book Award finalist—exploring a history of how U.S. government policies have led to segregation.

For more information see Ta-Nehisi Coates interview Rothstein on C-Span.