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How the Housing Crisis Battered America’s Wealthiest Black County

"I am like a tree that is on the verge of being uprooted by water," one homeowner said.

Prince George’s County, Md., has long been the wealthiest majority-black county in the United States.

By Laurence Afums

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Bernanke: ‘Discriminatory Lending Made Housing Crisis Worse for Minorities’

The Federal Reserve Chariman's statement was a surprise to many.

Bernanke said that discriminatory lending practices exacerbated the impact of the housing crisis on people…

By Laurence Afums

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Don’t Blame Minority Homeowners for the Housing Crisis

Real estate expert Ingrid Beckles says contrary to some opinion, minority and low-income homeowners are not to blame for the housing crisis

Real estate expert Ingrid Beckles says contrary to some opinion, minority and low-income homeowners are…

By Ingrid Beckles

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Investment Banker Predicts Double-Dip Recession

The short term future of our economy isn't so bright

Negative news from the housing market and the employment front, along with a stagnant U.S.…

By Alan Hughes

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Transcript: State of the Union Address

Obama focuses on economy, healthcare, housing in speech

Transcript of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address – As Prepared for Delivery
Madame…

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Did They Cause the Credit Crisis?

Conservatives claim minority home buyers hobbled the financial system. Really?

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Did They Cause the Credit Crisis?

The loud, angry chorus of blame began almost immediately. As big banks and brokerage…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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