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New CFPB Director Rohit Chopra Pledges to Protect Americans from Financial Fraud

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Charlene Crowell | The Washington Informer
Julia Barnard
“Extensive research has established that Black borrowers and other borrowers of color tend to have more difficulty in student loan repayment than their white peers because of past and ongoing racial discrimination,” Julia Barnard, a senior researcher at the Center for Responsible Lending, wrote in a policy brief published this summer. “They are also among the communities hit hardest by the current pandemic and its effects.”