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People in Mississippi are among the poorest in the nation, and the Delta region leads the country in the number of predatory lenders. Some banks, however, are trying to help reverse the cycle of poverty there. Photo courtesy James Trimarco

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Banking on Justice: Climbing Out of Poverty in the Mississippi Delta

In the Mississippi Delta, one of the poorest regions in the United States, buying a home is often out of reach. And lenders have a history of unfairness to African ...


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