Will Federal Lawmakers Turn Back the Clock on Fair Housing?
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Will Federal Lawmakers Turn Back the Clock on Fair Housing?

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) When future generations read the history of the nation’s…

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How Segregation Destroys Black Wealth
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How Segregation Destroys Black Wealth

(New York Times) – Americans commonly — and mistakenly — believe that well-to-do black people…

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Fair Housing’s Unfinished Business
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Fair Housing’s Unfinished Business

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   In early September, public policy experts, housing advocates, civil…

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Black Couple Uses Housing Law to Sue over Slurs, Threats
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Black Couple Uses Housing Law to Sue over Slurs, Threats

Kate Brumback, ASSOCIATED PRESS     GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Citing a sliver of civil…

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Obama Administration to Unveil Major New Rules Targeting Segregation Across U.S.
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Obama Administration to Unveil Major New Rules Targeting Segregation Across U.S.

CHICAGO (The Washington Post) – When the Fair Housing Act was passed in 1968, it barred…

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Supreme Court Preserves Key Fair Housing Tool
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Supreme Court Preserves Key Fair Housing Tool

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   A long-awaited decision by the United States Supreme Court…

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Will the Supreme Court Evict Fair Housing Law?
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Will the Supreme Court Evict Fair Housing Law?

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   Although a series of civil rights laws were enacted…

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Scalia Could Be Surprise Vote in Supreme Court Housing Case
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Scalia Could Be Surprise Vote in Supreme Court Housing Case

SAM HANANEL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration may need the vote of…

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Supreme Court Sharply Divided Over Housing Bias Cases
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Supreme Court Sharply Divided Over Housing Bias Cases

SAM HANANEL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared sharply divided Wednesday in…

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Supreme Court May Scale Back Housing Discrimination Law
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Supreme Court May Scale Back Housing Discrimination Law

  WASHINGTON (USA Today) — Two days after celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth, the…

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