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The Discriminating Road of Predatory Auto Lending

Black Boston | Education

By Virginia DePina

Nonbank auto lenders have targeted subprime borrowers of color into purchasing cars at higher interest rates than white borrowers with similar credit history. Is your race a factor when you purchase a car? Black Perspectives Now takes a look at predatory loans and what makes people of color vulnerable to predatory lenders.

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Matters of Race in the Courtroom

Politics

By Virginia DePina

Timothy Tyrone Foster, a Black man, was charged and convicted of the murder of an elderly white woman. Upon recent discovery, the prosecutor's notes in the case revealed markings indicating the race on four potential jurors who were dismissed through peremptory strikes. Foster was sentenced to death by an all white jury. 

Dehlia Umunna, Clinical Professor of Law from Harvard Law School explains the impact of race in a courtroom, particularly in jury selection. 

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Roxbury Discovered

Arts & Culture | Black Boston

Tours of Roxbury reveal its front-row seat to history, from the Revolutionary War to Malcolm X.

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A Conversation with Kai Wright

Health | Politics | Science & Technology

 

An interview with journalist and AIDS activist Kai Wright.

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