Insurance Discrimination

Host Madeleine Brand talks to Wall Street Journal Reporter Scot Paltrow, about his story this week regarding the open discrimination that insurance companies in the South practiced for decades, charging higher premiums for their black policy holders. The companies ended the practice in the 1960's, but many of them never went back and adjusted rates on pre-exiting policies. Paltrow says that means that hundreds of thousands of black customers are still paying unfair rates.



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