The Segregation Myth-buster

 Richard Rothstein, author of  Color of Law , goes behind the often-repeated myths about housing segregation's origins and reveals the truth: America is segregated because it was designed to be, via a series of purposeful policies and government actions implemented in the past several decades. Hear him break it all down in the latest episode of  We Live Here . Photo by  Stefan Steinbauer  via  Unsplash

Richard Rothstein, author of Color of Law, goes behind the often-repeated myths about housing segregation's origins and reveals the truth: America is segregated because it was designed to be, via a series of purposeful policies and government actions implemented in the past several decades. Hear him break it all down in the latest episode of We Live Here. Photo by Stefan Steinbauer via Unsplash

On this episode....

A lot of people moan and groan about segregation as if it's a plight that magically fell out of the sky.

But that would be letting a lot of powerful people, policies and institutions off the hook.

Because the truth is, America is segregated because it was designed to be, via a series of purposeful policies and government actions implemented in the past several decades.

In this episode, hear Richard Rothstein, author of Color of Law, breaks it all down.