My daughter will be attending college near Charlotte, North Carolina, in the fall. As part of her orientation, the college asks all incoming freshmen to read a common book. This year, the book was Color and Character by North Carolina historian Pamela Grundy, a story about the struggle for integration and educational equity in Charlotte, North […]
Herbert J. Rubin’s new book, Advocacy for Social Change, is an important primer for those who seek to promote social change through national organizations. Many books discuss the corrosive effect of money in politics and lobbying organizations, but few are devoted to how those representing the have-nots organize on a national level to fight for laws […]
Quicken Loans overtakes Wells Fargo as the largest loan originator.
Today, and every day, we honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s courage and vision by standing unafraid and fully committed to a more racially and economically just America.
The study shows how policies and practices that influence access to capital and credit can have a lasting impact on housing patterns, the economic health of neighborhoods and who accumulates wealth.
In its classically quiet fashion, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a significant study, asking the Treasury Department to improve data on CRA exams.
Congress should be asking how to expand reporting requirements for all lenders, not end them. We need bipartisan support to end discrimination in lending, not to hide the data that exposes it.
HMDA is the key to preventing predatory behavior, not the cause of it, so how can an economics professor from George Washington University claim that HMDA can facilitate large-scale identity theft?
The president’s 2019 budget proposal presents a profoundly troubling vision for our nation’s working class.