Fair Housing Act

  • The Black Lives Next Door

    by Richard Rothstein

    Activism for racial justice will not succeed until activists recognize how residential segregation has been made into a normal feature of the American landscape and pressure the developers and banks who have profited from it to take restorative action. 

  • Why Trump’s Blunt Appeals to Suburban Voters May Not Work

    “[Nixon's campaigns] understood something about race that Trump doesn’t understand,” [Matthew] Lassiter said. “Voters don’t want racial privilege challenged, but they don’t want to be explicitly reminded that racism is underneath their position.”

  • The Supreme Court's Challenge to Housing Segregation

    by Richard Rothstein

    Justice Kennedy’s surprise support for the Fair Housing Act is breathtaking — and saved the law from the demolition intended by Roberts, Alito, Scalia and Thomas.