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Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, issued the following statement Tuesday, January 24, after Bank of America stopped offering free checking accounts benefitting low-income customers, who must now pay monthly fees to maintain their accounts. Such a move adversely impacts poor and minority consumers, who are…

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A broad coalition of national racial and social justice organizations, led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, on Friday sent a letter to National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell requesting a meeting to address how the League can meaningfully respond to the police shooting crisis and other racial disparities infecting the criminal justice system.…

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President Donald Trump’s White House is working to redirect resources of the Department of Justice’s civil rights division to investigate and sue universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against White applicants, according to the New York Times. Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law,…

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