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U.S. Justice Department alleges bias at Glen Burnie used car dealership

FILE - This May 14, 2013, file photo shows the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington early in the morning. The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census but offered no specifics on why the change was being made. The change announced Sunday, July 7, 2019, comes days after the department vowed to continue to try to find a legal path forward to include the question on the census. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

The U.S. Department of Justice alleges a used car dealership in Glen Burnie has a history of discriminatory practices against African Americans looking to purchase a car, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court of Maryland.

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DOJ: Baltimore County’s old police exam was discriminatory

Baltimore 
County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. said Tuesday that the county had stopped using the test in question, though it continues to deny liability for the actions of prior administrations. He took office in December. (File)

The U.S. Department of Justice filed an employment discrimination suit against Baltimore County on Tuesday, alleging the county police department uses a screening tool that disproportionately excluded African American applicants. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, claims ...

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