Join us and author Chad Montrie for an evening of discussion on the launch of his new book Whiteness in Plain View: A History of Racial Exclusion in Minnesota. An examination of White Minnesotans’ efforts to exclude African Americans from local communities, [...]
In his book The Color of Law, Richard Rothstein reflects on the legacy of the Fair Housing Act of 1968: “You might think that fifty years would be long enough to erase the effects of government promotion of and support for segregation. But [...]
Local scholar Dr. Yelena Bailey presents research from her new book How the Streets Were Made. Learn how federal policies, like redlining, and advertisements directed toward white and Black consumers shaped and reflected Americans’ perceptions of Black life. Dr. Bailey is a finalist for the 2021 Minnesota Book Award.