Ben Franklin's World: A Podcast About Early American History

096 The Origins of Racial Segregation in the United States

August 22, 201663 min
Ever wonder how the United States’ problem with race developed and why early American reformers didn’t find a way to fix it during the earliest days of the republic? Today, Nicholas Guyatt, author of Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation, leads us on an exploration of how and why the idea of separate but equal developed in the early United States. Show Notes: http://www.benfranklinsworld.com/096

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