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Katrina Chism's landlord filed an eviction case against her after she lost her job during the coronavirus pandemic and fell a month behind on the rent. "Once you get that eviction, no one's going to want you to rent from them," Chism, 41, says. Katrina Chism hide caption

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Corporate Landlord Evicts Black Renters At Far Higher Rates Than Whites, Report Finds

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders apologized Tuesday for wildly misstating employment numbers for African-Americans under former President Barack Obama. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: White House Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

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