How Employer Credit Checks Are Keeping Black People Unemployed

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“The most insidious and alarming part of the rise in credit-check use stems from its ostensibly race-neutral facade,” New America Foundation’s Hannah Emple explains. “People of color are more likely to have poor credit because of historical and contemporary forms of discrimination that limit educational, employment, borrowing and housing opportunities.”  

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