OPINION: Fair Housing’s Unfinished 50-Year Journey
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OPINION: Fair Housing’s Unfinished 50-Year Journey

Charlene Crowell, the deputy communications director for the Center for Responsible Lending, talks about the…

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Trump Era Rollbacks in Lending Regulations Could Make Life Harder for Blacks in the Housing Market
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Trump Era Rollbacks in Lending Regulations Could Make Life Harder for Blacks in the Housing Market

The proposal to overhaul the secondary mortgage market’s government-sponsored enterprises from U.S. Senators Bob Corker…

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CBC Members Question Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Actions under Trump Appointee
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CBC Members Question Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Actions under Trump Appointee

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) In the wake of a recent series of anti-consumer…

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Op-Ed: Payday Lenders Want to Charge Triple-digit Interest on Your Loans. The U.S. Congress You Elected Wants to Help Them.
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Op-Ed: Payday Lenders Want to Charge Triple-digit Interest on Your Loans. The U.S. Congress You Elected Wants to Help Them.

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Deputy Director, Center for Responsible Lending) “If at first you don’t…

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With “Add-ons,” Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites
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With “Add-ons,” Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites

By Charlene Crowell (Deputy Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) It’s that time of year…

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OPINION: Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred
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OPINION: Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred

By Charlene Crowell (Deputy Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) The late Langston Hughes created…

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Lawmakers Seek End to Triple-Digit Interest on Payday and Car-Title Loans
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Lawmakers Seek End to Triple-Digit Interest on Payday and Car-Title Loans

By Charlene Crowell (Communication Director, Center for Responsible Lending) A group of Capitol Hill lawmakers…

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Lawmakers, Civil Rights Leaders Challenge DeVos on Student Loan Enforcement
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Lawmakers, Civil Rights Leaders Challenge DeVos on Student Loan Enforcement

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) Civil rights leaders and Capitol Hill…

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Corinthian College Is Closed, But Former Students Still Suffer
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Corinthian College Is Closed, But Former Students Still Suffer

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) A scheme designed to evade an important Department of…

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Under Trump, Justice Department Resumes Fight for White Privilege
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Under Trump, Justice Department Resumes Fight for White Privilege

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) As millions of students return to school, the nation’s…

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