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Civil Rights News: State Laws Blocking Voters; AG Holder on Voting Rights; African Americans Facing Longterm Financial Setbacks

Compiled by Willie Roberson, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern States’ Voter ID Laws Could Disenfranchise Thousands in 2012 Associated Press Los Angeles Times In a review of states with the most stringent voter ID laws, The Associated … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow Breaks Down the Danger of Obstruction to a CFPB Head

Check out this great segment from Rachel Maddow, where she explains how obstruction in the Senate to keep anyone from running the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is incredibly dangerous. Continue reading

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On Mortgage Fraud

Highlighting Paul Krugman’s piece about the foreclosure settlement. Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Fed Denies Wrongful Foreclosures, Head Start and TFA Face Defunding

Fed Report Finds No Wrongful Foreclosures By Banks, Consumer Advocates Slam Methodology The Huffington Post An investigation into abusive mortgage practices concludes that there were no wrongful foreclosures issued by banks. However, a discrepancy with the report’s definition of “wrongful … Continue reading

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The Need for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Highlighting Elizabeth Warren’s Miami Herald op-ed on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Continue reading

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