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Reverse Redlining and the Destruction of Minority Wealth

By Asma Husain Associate Editor, Vol. 22 In 2012, Wells Fargo entered into a $175 million settlement after being accused of pursuing discriminatory lending practices. Specifically, the bank and its subsidiaries were accused of charging African Americans and Latinos higher rates … Continue reading

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Poll workers: gatekeepers of the democratic process

By Amy Luong Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Production Editor, Vol. 22 March marked an increased number of states that began imposing Voter ID requirements among other voting prerequisites.[1] In 2013, the Supreme Court declared the coverage formula, § 4(b) of the Voting … Continue reading

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Driving while black: Carolina city crafts racial awareness police policy

By Luis E. Gomez, Associate Editor Vol. 20 The protests in Ferguson have prompted a national debate about race and the militarization of local police forces.  In Durham, North Carolina, racial profiling has played a major role in the city’s … Continue reading

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