Is there a distinction between de jure segregation, which is illegal, and de facto segregation which appears to be the result of private decisions and happenstance?

You know how sometimes you read a book and wish that everyone else would read it too? That’s the way I felt when I finished reading Richard Rothstein’s compelling new book, “The Color of Law.” I wished that every member of the Supreme Court would read it. Even Neil Gorsuch. I wished that every federal […]

via I Recommend This Book: Richard Rothstein’s “The Color of Law” — Diane Ravitch’s blog


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