The Fair Housing Act was passed in 1968 to protect people from discrimination while buying a home or seeking a mortgage. After 50 years, black homeowners across the country still suffer from discriminatory practices and bias in the real estate and mortgage lending fields. Thirty-two-year-old Keisha says she knows firsthand about predatory dealings in the real estate industry. In a video that went viral and made news headlines, she says that when her grandfather passed away in 2020, she inherited his home and felt pressured into selling after being bombarded with letters offering to buy the property. Why does she say she fears racial discrimination will affect the actual value of her property? James and Misty say they’ve filed a federal discrimination lawsuit after a local real estate agent allegedly rejected their intention to buy condos based on their race. However, the accused agent denies she racially discriminated against them. Find out what James and Misty’s civil rights attorney and advocate for social justice, Justin Moore, says about his clients’ case. And, meet Chris Murray, an attorney who represented a client wrongfully accused of racial discrimination via “steering.” This thought-provoking episode is one you won’t want to miss.

See more from part two: Fighting Back: Real Estate Bias Exposed


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