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The government is fighting back against a barrier to Black homeownership

The Department of Justice is going after banks for illegal mortgage lending discrimination, opening the door to homeownership for some families of color.

Here & Now’s Deepa Fernandes learns more about the effort to combat redlining with Kristen Clarke, the DOJ’s Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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