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The Fight for the Suburbs

Originally published in the January/February 2018 issue of The New Republic.
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Due in no small part to his praise for white supremacists, his calls to  1,154 more words

MLK, half a century on...

Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered for his civil rights advocacy which he held out to spring from his religiosity.  It has been fifty years since his assassination,  and also fifty years 50th since the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act.  273 more words

50th Anniversary of The Fair Housing Act

In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Fair Housing Act as a part of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 making this year the 50th anniversary of this important law.   261 more words

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Facebook allowed housing ads that are racist, exclude minorities

In February, Facebook said it would step up enforcement of its prohibition against discrimination in advertising for housing, employment or credit.

But our tests showed a significant lapse in the company’s monitoring of the rental market. 200 more words

What information can landlords require when asked to waive pet policies or fees?

When tenants want their landlord to waive a prohibition on pets or pet-related fees for their assistance or emotional support animal, can the landlord request a doctor’s note supporting the tenants’ request? 126 more words

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