Rollbacks to Dodd-Frank are expected to pass, thanks in no small part to Democrats in Congress.
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Over the past decade, we’ve seen a dramatic turnaround in U.S. corporate culture from passive observers to active agents of social change.
Get ready for a new front in the Trump administration’s war on communities of color and working people: “Reform” of the Community Reinvestment Act.
A letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on the Trump Administration’s review of the Community Reinvestment Act.
HUD officials spent $31,000 on a new dining room set for Secretary Ben Carson’s office.
Regulators plan to have a revamped version of CRA rules ready for distribution by the end of March.
Not only is hate-tweeting articles a real thing, it may be the dominant mode for how minorities talk about media coverage about their communities.
A trend has swept across government since Trump took office—a gutting of anti-discrimination measures across the financial services, including mortgages, car loans, payday loans, and more.
Senate bill would exempt regional lenders from post-crisis oversight rules
That the legislation is coming 10 years after the worst credit crunch since the Great Depression has fueled passions around the debate.
Within days of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, a group of students had organized to advocate for change.
A new Gospel of Wealth is needed?—?one that espouses shared prosperity and conceding power, while building a more just society.
Reveal exposes modern-day redlining is occurring in at least 61 US cities. In Philadelphia, black applicants there were almost three times as likely to be denied a conventional home purchase loan as white applicants. And this discrimination isn’t just a few banks, nearly two-thirds of mortgage lenders are still discriminating against clients of color.
An analysis of 31 million mortgage records made available under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act found 61 metro areas across America where people of color were denied conventional home purchase loans at significantly higher rates than whites.
The Community Reinvestment Act is worth strengthening to fight discrimination.