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America's Governors Reveal Remarkable Lack of Diversity

America's Governors Reveal Remarkable Lack of Diversity
88 percent of governors (about every nine out of ten) in the United States are male, and another 88 percent are white. America is a very diverse place. Its governors, on the other hand...not so much.
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Obama's 'Rising American Electorate' Hardest Hit By the Economy

Obama's 'Rising American Electorate' Hardest Hit By the Economy
The rising American electorate is sinking together in this economy. The faltering jobless recovery isn’t working for most working families. Over 20 million are still in need of full-time work. Wages and family income are falling.
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Minorities Are Buying Houses Again, Warns Racist Magazine Cover

Minorities Are Buying Houses Again, Warns Racist Magazine Cover
Now that the housing market is beginning to rebound, Bloomberg Businessweek decided to do a cover story about the return of aggressive mortgage lending products. Unfortunately, their minority-bashing cover leaves a lot to be desired.
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Audit: Blacks, Latinos Still Likely to Face Housing Bias in Whitest Parts of Westchester

Audit: Blacks, Latinos Still Likely to Face Housing Bias in Whitest Parts of Westchester
Under the audit designed by Westchester Residential Opportunities, first a black or Latino tester would inquire about an apartment or home. Then a white tester with slightly lower financial qualifications would ask about the same place. The audit found that black and Latino testers were discriminated against in 40 percent of the 90 tests conducted.
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