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African Americans & Latinos Twice as Likely to Foreclosure as Whites

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The Center for Responsible Lending released a study today that documents a trend in American foreclosures that is startling, yet not surprising. The study, “Lost Ground, 2011: Disparities in Mortgage Lending and Foreclosures,” co-authored with the Center for Community Capital at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, presents data in support of the claim that African Americans and Latinos are “more than twice as likely to lose their home…

Birds of a Feather? Sandusky’s Attorney Impregnated a Teenager

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    Your Black World reports The attorney for Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State University coach who is accused of molesting young boys, reportedly fathered a child with a teenage girl.  The 63-year old helped the 16-year old get emancipated from her parents, where she had a child with him right before she turned 18. via Your Black Gossip: The Official Source of Black Celebrity Gossip: Birds of a…

TGI Friday’s manager fired because of vote for Obama: lawsuit

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    A black manager at a Long Island T.G.I. Friday’s alleges that a racist boss warned him in 2008 not to vote for Barack Obama — and fired him after he did. In a federal discrimination lawsuit, Michael Verzillo says regional manager Tanya Edwards, who is white, asked him in September 2008 whom he’d for. When he replied that he might vote for Obama, Edwards, 50, said the Bible…