Open Minds Book Discussion: The Color of Law

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 7:00pm
The Combine, 2999 Troost Ave

Join us for a free book discussion presented in partnership with the UMKC Center for Neighborhoods and facilitated by Tom Ringenberg, Rockhurst University assistant professor of political science and Erin Royals, Neighborhood Outreach & Research Coordinator, UMKC Center for Neighborhoods. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America (2017) is written by Richard Rothstein who describes some of the inequitable federally mandated policies that were implemented and in the aftermath of the Great Depression and their longstanding impact on creating segregated neighborhoods. Space is limited—participants may take part in person or online via zoom. A limited number of free copies of this book are available to registered participants while supplies last. Please register here to join us in person. Sign up here to receive the online link.