EngageNWA, the Northwest Arkansas Council and the University of Arkansas Sam M. Walton College of Business hosted Richard Rothstein for a virtual talk on Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Richard Rothstein is the author of  The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, and is the keynote speaker for the six-week virtual workshop series Let’s Talk Diversity: Moving from Inequity and Exclusion to Action. You can access a recording of the event here until December 4, 2021.


Richard Rothstein is the author of “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America” published in May 2017.  A Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute, the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and of the Haas Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Rothstein is also the author of “Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right” (2008) and “Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap” (2004); “The Way We Were? Myths and Realities of America’s Student Achievement” (1998): “The Charter School Dust-Up: Examining the Evidence on Enrollment and Achievement” (co-authored in 2005); and “All Else Equal: Are Public and Private Schools Different?” (co-authored in 2003).

For questions or more information, please contact Margot Lemaster at margot@nwacouncil.org.