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The color of law : a forgotten history of how our government segregated America

Call Number

  • 305.8 R847 (CEN, EAS, OSH, POW, WSQ)

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First edition.

Publication Information

New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2017]

Physical Description

xvii, 345 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm


  • If San Francisco, then everywhere?
  • Public housing, black ghettos
  • Racial zoning
  • "Own your own home"
  • Private agreements, government enforcement
  • White flight
  • Irs support and compliant regulators
  • Local tactics
  • State-sanctioned violence
  • Suppressed incomes
  • Looking forward, looking back
  • Considering fixes
  • Epilogue.

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