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A ‘Forgotten History’ Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America

Terry Gross interviews Richard Rothstein, whose new book, The Color of Law, examines the local, state and federal housing policies that mandated segregation.

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The Making of Ferguson: Public Policies at the Root of its Troubles

Richard Rothstein, from the Economic Policy Institute, expands on the conventional explanation of the segregation in towns like Ferguson. “A more powerful cause of metropolitan segregation in St. Louis and nationwide has been the explicit intents of federal, state, and…

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