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Bend-Redmond Habitat receives grant to address racial barriers to homeownership

The Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity has just received a 5,000 dollar grant from the Central Oregon Health Council for an equal opportunity housing study.

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  1. theirs would be more black home owners if the men married their women and raised their children. they banks dont give a crap about people’s skin color , how ridiculous. all they care about is what’s your DTI and whats your credit look like. all this report sounds like is more black privilege

      1. well i lived in a inner city on the east coast for 10 during the 90s….so yeah id say i have much more insight on the black communities than the vast majority of you racist liberal Democrats. i lived it. you people get your experience from the internet

          1. simple, linn county run by Democrats) just mandated that blacks are exempt from wearing masks. they are trying to kill black people. go live in a black community. the vast majority of them have oppression all around them due to Democratic leadership. planned parenthood (run by Democrats) kills more black babies in the womb than are born. abortion clinics are on every corner right next to the liquor store. look at the education system. public schools in black communities run by Democrats are worst schools in the nation. the reason why blacks have a hard time with ownership is because of lack of education. not skin color. i could go on all day how racist Democrats oppress black people. just talk to a black person about how they feel about “white people” oppressing them. what black people need to do and actually read up on who these white people are. they are white liberal Democrats. malcolm x warned black people about white liberals. unfortunately black folks didn’t listen, however they are finally starting to wake up and see the Democrats for the manipulating racists that they are

          2. Seeing EVERYTHING through the prism of skin color for one. AND defining how, exactly, they must vote. “If you don’t support me you ain’t black.” AND open support of anti white and anti Jewish racism. AND having the last three democrat presidential candidate praise a KKK member at his funeral.
            Need more?

  2. african americans make up 13% of the population in the US. of course they will own fewer houses than whites, who are a lot more than 13%. it’s simple math.

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