Instead, he documents that it was due to laws and policies passed by local, state, and federal governments over many decades. Beginning with the Great Migration in the 1920s, such policies created the impoverished neighborhoods that still exist today.
Richard Rothstein is a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow (emeritus) at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. He has written extensively on race and education.
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