Dubuque, Iowa Officials Admit To Hous...

Dubuque, Iowa Officials Admit To Housing Discrimination Against Blacks

There are 4 comments on the NewsOne story from Apr 15, 2014, titled Dubuque, Iowa Officials Admit To Housing Discrimination Against Blacks. In it, NewsOne reports that:

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced an agreement with the city of Dubuque, Iowa , that effectively settles allegations that the city discriminated against African Americans applying for the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

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Since: May 12

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#1 Apr 15, 2014
How could they get away with doing this for so long? Makes me wonder what else is happening in other places.

Since: Jun 10

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#2 Apr 15, 2014
Despite laws against this, this is a fairly common practice over here. Not just aganst blacks, but against all groups. Even within the same apartment complex, certain groups are routinely assigned to one certain section, whilst the whites are assigned to other sections.

Since: Jun 10

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#4 Apr 15, 2014
REAL BRO wrote:
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Its mainly AGAINST BLACK PEOPLE, why don't you keep it REAL & stop trying to sugar coat RACISM.
I don't deny the struggles we face brother..but where I live, it is about 35% mexican. They are routinely having to deal with phoney "laws" to keep them from moving in.

Since: May 12

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#7 Apr 15, 2014
REAL BRO wrote:
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Its mainly AGAINST BLACK PEOPLE, why don't you keep it REAL & stop trying to sugar coat RACISM.
Co sign.

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