Fresh from being sworn in as Prince George's County Executive, Angela Alsobrooks joins us in studio. Plus we get an update on the petition drive to repeal the repeal of Initiative 77.
Recently, several large banks have been called out for discriminatory lending practices, including not serving low income areas. For many of those residents, banking services like those offering personal bank accounts, loans for homes and small businesses–can be difficult to access. But some banks in our region, like Industrial Bank, have made their focus serving those communities. We explore what it means to live in a “banking desert.”
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