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BZBI Presents: The Color of Law with Richard Rothstein and Lila Corwin Berman

BZBI Presents: The Color of Law with Richard Rothstein and Lila Corwin Berman

April 21 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Richard Rothstein and Lila Corwin Berman will discuss contemporary racial segregation across the US, including explicit government policies at the local, state and federal levels that changed the course public housing projects, suburbanization, and mortgage programs.  They will discuss racial segregation and the income gap in America today especially as they relate to the African American community and Jewish Americans.

Richard Rothstein is a national best selling author, a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow (emeritus) at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Fund.

 

Lila Corwin Berman is the Director of the Feinstein Center for American Jewish History and the Murray Friedman Chair of American Jewish History at Temple University. Berman is also the author of the recently released The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex: The Historical Formation of a Multi-Billion Dollar Institution.

Register here to participate in the Zoom event

There is limited “seating” available on a first-come, first-served basis. You can also view the discussion on the day of the event at the BZBI Facebook page (no membership required) as well as the NMAJH website’s home page.

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This Program is presented by The National Museum of American Jewish History in partnership with The Feinstein Center for American Jewish History at Temple University, the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, and Temple BZBI.

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