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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) seeks to recover losses incurred by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the wake of the housing market crash.
The State Department’s Special Representative For Global Intergovernmental Affairs (S/SRGIA) hosted a policy briefing for the National Conference of Black Mayors.
On June 19, 1961, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Mapp v. Ohio that unlawfully seized evidence could not be admitted “as a matter...
When Tracy Morgan walked onto the stage of the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on June 3, he was known as the erratic-behaving but lovable...
The National Law Journal has found that President Barack Obama's career attorney hires in the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department are more...
a bill sponsored by Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, to remove discriminatory language regarding poll taxes and segregated schools from the state's 1901 constitution was passed without the approval of black legislators. The Alabama House of Representatives will now have their say on the bill called a “farce” by black members.
The National Football League Players Association's unusual vote to decertify itself as a union was risky, but the move allowed the players to sue the NFL.
Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez said goal of Department of Justice's investigation of Seattle Police was to ensure accountability, respect and trust.
The NAACP sent a strongly worded letter to the State of Florida, urging legislators there to oppose bills – HB 7089 and SB 2040, which the NAACP believes are racially and ethnically discriminatory.
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