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Suffolk County approved nearly $3 million in infrastructure funding this week to help build an affordable housing development that was in limbo for 40 years. The delay was in part due to racial discrimination. 

Office of Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre

Two Long Island Democrats proposed a new bill that targets housing discrimination by allowing New York State to pull the licenses of real estate agents.

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A Southampton Village police officer says he was denied a promotion and discriminated against because he is black. He plans to sue the village to prompt an investigation and receive unspecified damages.

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Residents from Brentwood, Long Island, asked a federal judge on Tuesday to halt elections for the Islip Town Board. They say the current election system discriminates against Latino residents.

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Federal authorities are investigating allegations of discrimination against Asian-American applicants to Yale University.

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