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Op-Ed | The house I (can’t afford to) live in

Stanford Daily 12 May 2021
... race shall use or occupy such property unless person or persons are employed as servants of the occupants.” African American households in turn were routinely excluded from mortgage loans, often leaving them no choice but to rent housing in urban ghettos like East Palo Alto.
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Unity National Bank Receives Huge Equity Investment from Wells Fargo

Houston Forward Times 21 Apr 2021
Wells Fargo has pledged $50 million to Minority Depository Institutions as part of a commitment to foster economic growth in African American communities across the country ... 1 financier of home loans to African Americans and originated more mortgages to help Black home buyers purchase homes than the four other largest bank lenders combined.
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The Water Crisis In Jackson, Mississippi And The Remnants Of Housing Discrimination

OWP 19 Apr 2021
In the past, the practice of redlining allowed many banks in the U.S to deny mortgage loans to African Americans and other ethnic groups. Historically, mortgage lenders would draw a line on a map of the city in red ink that separated areas considered “high risk.” These areas were inhabited by predominantly African Americans and Latinos.
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Racist deed restrictions expose the dark and sinister methods Whites have used to disenfranchise Black ...

The Tennessee Tribune 17 Apr 2021
... by the seller stating what would eventually become a common deed restriction, which was that the “premises shall not at any time be conveyed, mortgaged or leased to any person or persons of Chinese, Japanese, Moorish, Turkish, Negro, Mongolian or African blood or descent.”.
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FG begins full commercialisation of Federal Mortgage Bank

Business Day Online 15 Apr 2021
It would further undertake a review of the legal, institutional and operational frameworks of mortgage banking in a few African counties and other emerging economies with a view to learning from their key success factors (KSFs) that can be replicated.
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NO Blacks Allowed!!!

Houston Forward Times 14 Apr 2021
... by the seller stating what would eventually become a common deed restriction, which was that the “premises shall not at any time be conveyed, mortgaged or leased to any person or persons of Chinese, Japanese, Moorish, Turkish, Negro, Mongolian or African blood or descent.”.
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Wells Fargo Invests in Five Additional Black-Owned Banks

Daily Freeman 13 Apr 2021
1 financier of home loans to African Americans and originated more mortgages to help Black home buyers purchase homes than the four other largest bank lenders combined.In 2017, the company pledged to create 250,000 Black homeowners by 2027 through lending $60 billion for home ...
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Dahleen Glanton: Evanston’s reparations plan is more symbol than substance

Finger Lakes Times 26 Mar 2021
Beyond the sprawling Northwestern University campus in Evanston, Illinois, stands a vibrant African American community ... Like any city with a long-standing racial divide, the inequities relegated most African Americans to a lower class ... African Americans won’t get a dime in their pockets ... Many African Americans might agree.
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Greedy politicians – stop it!

Sierra Express Media 25 Mar 2021
While it is true that the west continues to undermine economic growth in Africa in a rather subtle way, African leaders are readily and willingly used as stooges and tools to manipulate and mortgage the integrity of their people who they profess to serve.  Greedy politicians, stop it!   .
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Steve Chapman - A city opts to pay racial reparations

The Crescent News 23 Mar 2021
The task it has taken up is providing a measure of compensation to African Americans for some of the costly inequities they have endured ... Evanston doesn’t pretend to make amends for everything inflicted on African Americans, or for everything that occurred within its borders ... Black areas were subject to redlining, which made mortgages hard to get.
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CHAPMAN: A city opts to pay racial reparations

Odessa American 16 Mar 2021
The task it has taken up is providing a measure of compensation to African Americans for some of the costly inequities they have endured ... Evanston doesn’t pretend to make amends for everything inflicted on African Americans, or for everything that occurred within its borders ... Black areas were subject to redlining, which made mortgages hard to get.
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The Kenyan powerhouse improving women's lives in Australia

UNHCR 08 Mar 2021
In her free time, Rosemary runs several projects to help new arrivals overcome that isolation, including a cultural exchange programme that introduces refugees and migrants to local families, and an annual social event that brings African refugee and migrant women together ... In 2006, she helped start the African Women Group.
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Foreign Mortgage Banks: Panacea to the Housing Crisis?

The Reporter Ethiopia 06 Mar 2021
But if there are foreign investors willing to open a mortgage bank, they should be allowed ... No mortgage bank went operational since then, though three private mortgage banks are now under formation ... Eshetu also pointed out only a few foreign mortgage banks actually venture into the sector in African countries as most find the market very risky.
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Realogy Launches Partnership With National Association Of Minority Mortgage Bankers Of America

The Trentonian 03 Mar 2021
Purchase mortgage opportunity is not only growing, it's changing. According to NAMMBA's most recent mortgage market forecast, the three largest diverse borrower groups (Asians, African Americans, and Hispanics) generated more than $292 billion of purchase opportunity in 2020, which amounts to 24.2 percent of all purchase dollar opportunities.
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5 Michigan Civil Rights sites added to National Register of Historic Places

Michigan Live 03 Mar 2021
The Civil Rights Movement was as much about equality for African Americans in the northern U.S ...Redlining meant African Americans rarely qualified for federal mortgage loans and thus were denied participation in the American Dream of homeownership that characterized the postwar era.”.

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