'Books Sandwiched In' - SPECIAL EVENT! book review of 'The Color of Law' ... then tour of Dinkle exhibit
Books Sandwiched In, Tuesday, May 5
Book: The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
“Based on careful analyses of multiple historical documents, Rothstein has presented what I consider to be the most forceful argument ever published on how federal, state and local governments gave rise to and reinforced neighborhood segregation.” – William Julius Wilson, author of The Truly Disadvantaged
Reviewer: Edward J. Doherty, Principal Author and Researcher of ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community Foundation's 2017 report 'Hard Facts: Race and Ethnicity in the Nine-County Greater Rochester Area'
Special Event presented in collaboration with Central’s Local History & Geneaology Divison
TOUR THE DINKLE EXHIBIT following The Color of Law book review
Tuesday, May 5, 1:30-2pm (Rundel Building, 2nd floor) Tour the exhibit with Central Library’s Local History & Genealogy Division. Based on the collection of library patrons Karen Dinkle Bunton and Jerry Bunton, Everyday People: The Dinkle Family and Rochester’s African American Past explores the city’s black heritage through the eyes of a family that has resided in the Rochester area since the late 19th century and examines topics such as the local Civil Rights movement and the role of blacks in the military.
- Tuesday, May 5, 2020
- 12:12pm - 12:52pm
- Central - Kate Gleason Auditorium
- Central Library