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  • Federal officials looking into charges Wells Fargo discriminated against African-American borrowers Wednesday, July 27, 2011 � by jg

    Huffington Post: The Department of Justice is reportedly preparing a lawsuit against the banking giant for allegedly steering African-Americans into higher-cost subprime mortgages.

  • Are background checks in the hiring process discriminatory? Thursday, August 12, 2010 � by jg

    Associated Press: refusal to hire job applicants based on criminal or credit records can be illegal if it has a disproportionate impact on blacks and Latinos.

  • Wells Fargo agrees to reduce racial discrimination in lending Friday, April 9, 2010 � by jg

    National Law Journal: The NAACP has dropped a lawsuit against Wells Fargo after the bank agreed to take steps to address racial discrimination in its lending policies.

  • Tentative ruling issued in NAACP suit alleging lending bias Tuesday, February 2, 2010 � by jg

    Daily Journal: A California federal judge intends to throw out a claim that a major national bank discriminated against blacks applying for mortgages during the recent housing boom.