By Alicia W. Stewart, CNN
(CNN) - Don Harwell has not spoken to his twin brother in 10 years.
"As I remember it, the discussion was (that) the Book of Mormon was a lie, " Harwell says.
His brother, a born-again Baptist, was speaking about his faith. Harwell finally got tired of trying to defend his own faith to his brother, and they have not spoken since that call. "It hurts, you know," Harwell shares.
But, he adds: "I have real short patience with people who don't have the knowledge of a book they have never read."
He has become accustomed to being misunderstood at times.
He is black. He is conservative. He is Mormon.
And he plans to vote for presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney.
In an election year where one poll currently puts African-American support for Romney at just 5%, and after a NAACP speech that brought boos to the Republican, conservative blacks have again become a focus.
In America spoke to Don Harwell, Jennifer Carroll and James White to learn more.
By James O'Toole @CNNMoney
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $175 million to settle allegations that it discriminated against minority borrowers, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.
The DOJ accused Wells Fargo, the nation's largest residential home mortgage originator, of pushing African-American and Hispanic borrowers into more costly subprime loans or charging them higher fees than comparable white borrowers. More than 30,000 minority borrowers between 2004 and 2009 were affected, the Justice Department said.
"If you were African-American or Latino, you were more likely to be placed in a subprime loan or pay more for your mortgage loan, even though you were qualified and deserved better treatment," Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez said in prepared remarks Thursday.
"This is a case about real people - African-American and Latino - who suffered real harm as a result of Wells Fargo's discriminatory lending practices."
In 2007, for example, a typical African-American wholesale borrower in Chicago seeking a $300,000 loan from Wells Fargo paid nearly $3,000 more in fees than a similarly qualified white applicant, the Justice Department said.
By Rich Phillips, CNN
Jackson, Mississippi (CNN) – A federal judge in Mississippi on Wednesday ordered an extension of his temporary order to allow the state's only abortion clinic to stay open.
The order will be in place until U.S. District Judge Daniel Jordan can review newly drafted rules on how the Mississippi Department of Health will administer a new abortion law.
He then plans to rule on whether the temporary order will become permanent, or whether the clinic must shut its doors.
The law took effect July 1 and requires all abortion providers in Mississippi to be certified obstetrician/gynecologists with privileges at local hospitals. Doctors at Jackson Women's Health Organization, the only abortion provider in the state, come in from other states, and only one of its doctors is authorized to practice at a nearby hospital.