Title: The Color of Law: a forgotten history of how our government segregated America
By: Richard Rothstein
This history exposes how federal, state and local governments deliberately and systematically imposed racial segregation on residential neighborhoods across the country.
Title: Race for Profit: how banks and the real estate industry undermined Black homeownership
By: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Race for Profit uncovers how exploitative real estate practices continued well after housing discrimination was banned and new policies meant to encourage low-income homeownership created new methods to exploit Black homeowners.
Title: The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
By: Isabel Wilkerson
This fascinating account shows how freedom was an illusion for African Americans during the Great Migration and how they could not escape housing segregation.