Kansas City Plaza
United States of America
November 4, 2021 - 7:00pm
The Combine, 2999 Troost Ave
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. T

he 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. Please register here to join us in person. Sign up here to receive the online link.

Open Minds is a series of book discussions facilitated by different Rockhurst University faculty, staff and presented in partnership with Rockhurst University Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Each of the four fiction or non-fiction books this academic year relate to issues of race, social justice and immigration. Each presenter will facilitate a live discussion in person (with a virtual registration option).