How payday lenders keep people of color in a debt trap

OnOn Saturday mornings, locals shuffle through the ACE Cash Express at 16th and Mission in San Francisco, greeting one another in Spanish, if at all. The storefront signage — “Fast Loans Prestamos” — is unremarkable here, between pentecostal churches and stands of Tajin-salted mango. Here, in the city’s historically Latinx…

Sara Haji

Lawyer, Texpat. @hajinatrix

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