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Richard Roth­stein is a research asso­ciate of the Eco­nom­ic Pol­i­cy Insti­tute and senior fel­low of the Chief Jus­tice Earl War­ren Insti­tute on Law and Social Pol­i­cy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia-Berke­ley School of Law. He is the author of Grad­ing Edu­ca­tion: Get­ting Account­abil­i­ty Right, Class and Schools: Using Social, Eco­nom­ic and Edu­ca­tion­al Reform to Close the Black-White Achieve­ment Gap, The Way We Were? Myths and Real­i­ties of America’s Stu­dent Achieve­ment and oth­er books.
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Why Did Ferguson and Baltimore Erupt? Look to the Government-Backed History of Housing Segregation
The recent African-American uprisings aren't just about police brutality.