Commentary

COMMENTARY: Public Schools Are More Segregated than They Were 40 Years Ago

SPEAKING OUT WEEKLY NEWS — The rampant re-segregation of American public schools poses a greater threat to the trajectory of America’s progress than terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and Russian meddling in our elections […read more]

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

SPEAKING OUT WEEKLY NEWS — “…NCLC cites previous research by the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) that determined car buyers who financed vehicles at the dealership in 2009 paid $25.8 billion in interest rate mark-ups. That same study also found that more than half of Black car purchasers (54 percent) were also charged loan kickbacks, compared to only 31 percent of Whites.” […read more]