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Part 2: In a segregated Houston unequal neighborhoods mean unequal flood protection

This is the second part of a two-part blog on Texas Housers turning to the courts to direct the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to enforce civil rights and fair housing law. 681 more words

Local Issues

Title IX Moments

At my university last week we celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX.  Programming included screenings of a film (“The Battle of the Sexes”) and a… 1,087 more words

We demand HUD address City of Houston and Housing Authority violations of civil rights laws

The Texas Low Income Housing Information Service (TxLIHIS) has told the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that it must resolve longstanding federal civil rights violations by the City of Houston and the Houston Housing Authority in order to permit the two local governmental entities to be able to receive further funding. 687 more words

State Issues

Fort Peck Tribe Files Education Discrimination Complaint against Wolf Point District Schools

Here is the complaint.

An excerpt:

The Wolf Point School District discriminates against Native students and deprives them of basic rights to which they are entitled in school.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher