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Home Sweet Home: the Harada family circumvents racially discriminatory laws to own their own home in the early 1900s

Home ownership is a component of the “American Dream” along with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Home ownership has economic and social advantages that have historically created discrimination and predatory practices towards low-income people and people of color. The importance and right to fair housing is evidenced by the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which states that race or color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status or disability are all protected by law...

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