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Civil rights still violated when seeking fair housing

Many in Illinois are still struggling to obtain fair housing. Despite decades of fighting for civil rights, people of color often face discrimination when buying or renting homes. Since the 1960s, when Martin Luther King fought for fair housing opportunities in Chicago, organizations have conducted tests to determine if black renters are denied the same rights as white people in similar circumstances.

Beware of consumer fraud when holiday shopping online

The closer it gets to the holidays, the more frantically some Illinois residents shop. Taking advantage of online bargains and guaranteed fast delivery is incentive for consumers to spend more money. Those looking for unique gifts may stray away from known and trusted online retailers and shop at boutiques instead. However, the Better Business Bureau has issued warnings again this year to be aware of the many types of consumer fraud to which busy shoppers may be vulnerable.

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