Mindy Fullilove, author of Root Shock, will be presenting a public talk on the 400 years of inequality Africans faced in the United States, beginning with slavery up to modern day. Her book, Root Shock, focuses on the effects displacement has on black communities and what we can do to fix this issue.
How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do About It
Root Shock examines three different U.S. cities to unmask the crippling results of decades-old disinvestment in communities of color and the urban renewal practices that ultimately destroyed these neighborhoods for the advantage of developers and the elite.
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