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Author Richard Rothstein on The Color of Law & Reversing Segregation

Event Type: Adults
Date: 10/13/2021
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 Author and researcher Richard Rothstein provides perspective on the policies that led to racial segregation in American communities and talks about what can be done to reverse these practices to work toward racial equity. His groundbreaking book The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America debunks many contemporary myths about racial discrimination.

Co-sponsored by multiple Illinois libraries and held in partnership with Racial Awareness in the North Shore (RAIN), Together is Better Alliance (TiBA).

Closed-captioning available.

This program uses Zoom conferencing. After registration, you will receive an email explaining how to join the event using your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You may also listen in (no video required) from your phone.

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   Vernon Area Public Library
Location: Internet
Contact: Adult Desk
Contact Number: 224-543-1485
Presenter: Richard Rothstein