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Other Actions Signal More Backward Turns on Fair Housing

The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act is the nation’s most comprehensive mortgage lending report for its inclusion of data on lending by race and ethnicity.

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Grey’s Anatomy Star Chandra Wilson Honored at WomenHeart’s Annual Wenger Awards

The Wenger Awards celebrate individuals who have made extraordinary contributions in the fight against heart disease in women. Black women have heart disease at higher rates than White women.

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Private Prison Company Uses Forced Labor of Immigrants in Georgia to Boost Profits

CoreCivic, Inc., a private prison company under contract with Stewart County, Georgia, to house individuals detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Meet the Only African American Female Stockbroker on the New York Stock Exchange

Lauren Simmons is the only woman that is a full-time employee at the New York Stock Exchange. And what’s more, she’s an African American! There are very few women who have occupied a trading position…

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for the release of the unredacted Department of Homeland Security memos known as the “Race Paper” and the “Growing Frequency of Race-Related Domestic Terrorist Violence.”

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ACLU, Color of Change, Free Press Call for Release of DHS “Race Paper”

Color of Change, Free Press, and over 35 other organizations to call for the release of the unredacted Department of Homeland Security memos known as the “Race Paper” and the “Growing Frequency of Race-Related Domestic Terrorist Violence.”

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document their genealogy to demonstrate a lack of African ancestry before they could receive ordination…

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The Mormon Church Is Still Grappling With a Racial Past

The racial restrictions caused problems elsewhere in Africa as well. In South Africa, for example, converts had to document their genealogy to demonstrate a lack of African ancestry before they could receive ordination…

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Doing Nothing: Why Daily Life Seems Overwhelming and Anxiety-Inducing

Clearly, acceleration demands more work – and to what end? There are only so many hours in a day, and this additional expenditure of energy reduces individuals’ ability to engage in life’s essential activities

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Parents-To-Be Want to Know What’s in Their Genome

Every parent-to-be wants a healthy baby. And, when offered an opportunity, most couples want to know which disease-causing genes, or risk factors, they carry and could unwittingly pass to their children.

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Why ABC Canceled Roseanne, It’s Not About the First Amendment

Late Tuesday, Barr tweeted a second apology to the writers and co-stars of the show and urging people not to feel sorry for her. She also highlighted supporters’ tweets that criticized ABC…

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Prison Records From 1800s Georgia Show Mass Incarceration’s Racially Charged Beginnings

In 2016, in the U.S., about 1.5 million people were in prison. Approximately 12 to 13 percent of the national population is African-American, but this group makes up over one-third of prisoners.

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Whoopi Goes Off on Roseanne for Promoting Fake Meme About Her

“So this is what I’m going to say, Roseanne,” she continued. “Just because you were caught with your pants down, don’t try to drag other people down with you.” Goldberg added later, “I didn’t fake my shirt, someone else faked my shirt. But that’s your tweet.

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Trump Pardons Late Black Boxing Champion Jack Johnson

U.S. President Donald Trump on recently issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, who was jailed a century ago due to his relationship with a white woman.

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