Word of the Week: De jure

As in: “Once de jure segregation was established, African Americans and whites were not affected similarly by subsequent race-neutral policies” (Rothstein, 2017, p.188). 

Rothstein, R. (2017). The color of law: A forgotten history of how our government segregated America. New York, NY: Liveright Publishing Corporation.

For definitions of de jure, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.

 

You can find this and other books on display on the first floor in honor of Black History Month.

 

 

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