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Black Door to Door Salespeople Arrested For No Reason In White Omaha Neighborhood

Black Door to Door Salespeople Arrested For No Reason In White Omaha Neighborhood

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By Yolanda Spivey KETV News Watch 7 is reporting that two solicitors in Omaha, Nebraska were arrested for selling magazines door to door. The solicitors, Simon Mitchell and Gregory Jones who happens to be Black, were in the predominately White neighborhood on 172nd and Valley streets, when homeowners alerted police that they were in the neighborhood selling magazines. It was discovered that the two men did not have a license to solicit, and because neither…

How Will Bank of America’s “Mortgage to Lease” Program Affect African Americans?

How Will Bank of America’s “Mortgage to Lease” Program Affect African Americans?

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    Bank of America has announced a program that will let homeowners facing foreclosures stay in their homes as renters. The “Mortgage to Lease” program will start as a limited pilot program for up to 1,000 homeowners in Arizona, Nevada and New York selected by the bank. The bank said if the effort succeeds, it could be expanded to the broader group of at-risk homeowners with BofA mortgages. Homeowners…

Black Home Owner Uses The N-word To Get Message Across About Crime [VIDEO]

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Fed up with crime, a Flint homeowner is fighting back. With words. Eight words are spray painted, on a piece of plywood, covering the front window of a vacant home on N. Chevrolet near Berkley on Flint’s north side. One word intentionally used to send a strong message. “This house is a reflection of ignorant n—as,” read the black homeowner who made the sign. The last word? The N-word.  The last…

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…