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Letter tells LI black family: ‘YOU DON’T BELONG HERE’

By Tobias Salinger An anonymous racist sent a hate note to an African-American family on Long Island, telling them: “YOU DON’T BELONG HERE.” Ronica Copes, 37, a resident of Lindenhurst in Babylon, found the typewritten, all-capital letter message in an … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Couples Face Significant Housing Discrimination, Historic Government Study Says

By Amanda Terkel Same-sex couples face significant levels of discrimination in the rental housing market, according to a landmark government study released on Tuesday. The new survey by the Department of Housing and Urban Development is the first-ever study examining … Continue reading

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Housing Crisis: Widespread Discrimination; Little Taste for Enforcement

By Nikole Hannah-Jones The results of Tuesday’s U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development national study on the persistence of housing discrimination are unlikely to shock: Racial and ethnic minorities continue to find themselves locked out of many housing opportunities. … Continue reading

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