The Color of Law (Paperback)

A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

By Richard Rothstein

Liveright Publishing Corporation, 9781631494536, 368pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/2/2017)

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Description

New York Times Bestseller - Notable Book of the Year - Editors' Choice Selection
One of Bill Gates' "Amazing Books" of the Year
One of Publishers Weekly's 10 Best Books of the Year
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction
An NPR Best Book of the Year
Winner of the Hillman Prize for Nonfiction
Gold Winner - California Book Award (Nonfiction)
Finalist - Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History)
Finalist - Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize

This "powerful and disturbing history" exposes how American governments deliberately imposed racial segregation on metropolitan areas nationwide (New York Times Book Review).