Examiner Special Report: Greenlining Institute's intimidation of banks in the name of 'social justice' 

For nearly two decades, radical left-wing activists with the Greenlining Institute have used cries of racism to intimidate banks and other financial institutions to make billions of dollars of loans and mortgages based on the ethnic characteristics of neighborhoods instead of the credit-worthiness of the borrowers.

When mobsters do this kind of thing, prosecutors call it running a "protection racket." When radical left-wingers like those at the Berkeley based Greenlining Institute do it, they call it "fighting for social justice."

The Washington Examiner in conjunction with the California Watchdog Project of the Pacific Research Institute has published a five-part series on the Greenlining Institute that brings together all the major players, milestones, tactics, and results of the group's activities since its founding in 1993.

Below is a handy collection of links to all of the articles published for each of the five days of the series:

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