Black and Latino applicants across the country are being rejected for mortgages at much higher rates than whites, and their race seems to play a role.
In dozens of cities across the country, lenders are more likely to deny loans to applicants of color than white ones.
Since 2008, major private shipbuilders have earned more than $100 billion in federal contracts despite having been cited for serious safety lapses that have endangered, injured and killed workers.
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Our video series examines the ways tribes in North America have dealt with mounting pressures from governments and corporations that take over their land for mega-projects such as dams, freeways and oil pipelines.
Fort McKay First Nation, a reservation in northern Canada, is home to nearly 400 Cree, Dene and other indigenous people. In the 1950s and ‘60s, petroleum operations started to surround the community, extracting oil from the nearby tar sands.
In the middle of the night in fall 2013, California Department of Transportation workers dug into the earth to construct a new highway bypass in Willits. According to federal law, the local Pomo people had a right to send tribal monitors there, but they allegedly were barred from the nighttime construction.
One year later, one of the first people to set up camp at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation reflects on the protests and how the movement has changed the course of her life.
A woman remembers what life was like before her family was relocated from its ancestral home and her tribe from its most fertile farmland.
Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton promised his welfare reform law would “end welfare as we know it.” And it did. But the number of families living in extreme poverty has more than doubled since the act passed.
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