Bruce Orenstein’s The Color Tax’ paints with vivid clarity perhaps America’s most striking example of systemic racism. Not only that, but he shows us how Black families stood together at great risk of losing their life’s savings–and raise two questions: how this history of exclusion and extortion can be made right and also how we can come together to nurture a diverse nation at peace with itself.”
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, author of The Third Reconstruction and co-director of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.”
“In a word, it was RAW, and A MUST SEE….This is a history I’m sure many of us have heard of, however, for me at least, a born and raised Chicagoan, NEVER, realized the cruelty of the system, nor the depth of the strengths and sacrifices of our parents, and their parents. This is important, not only for us, but equally for our children to see and gain a better appreciation for our varied struggles.”
Eugene Varando, Trustee of Providence Bank & Trust.