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Charlene Crowell

Charlene Crowell is the communications deputy director with the Center for Responsible Lending. She can be reached at Charlene.crowell@responsiblelending.org.

Charlene Crowell

COMMENTARY: Don’t Let Small Dollar Loans Ruin Your Holidays

By Charlene Crowell, NNPA Newswire ContributorIn this wonderful time of the year when family and friends gather in...
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Black Wealth Still Plummeting

For years, and particularly in recent months, major news outlets have heralded the nation’s robust economic recovery. From rising corporate profits, to lower unemployment,...

Cities and States Add Support to Preserve Fair Housing Rule

In reaction to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) suspension of an important fair housing rule, a groundswell of national advocacy has...
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Under Trump, Federal Agencies Scale Back Civil Rights Enforcement

Decades of vigilant struggles, sacrifices and civil rights legislation enacted in the 1960s won federal promises to ensure that discrimination is illegal and would...
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CBC Fights Education Cuts as Consumer Coalition Attacks Regulatory Reversals

 In releasing his first-ever federal budget blueprint, President Donald J. Trump stated that his intent was to “Make the Government lean and accountable to...