Glendale Federal Bank's proposed merger with TransWorld Bank is being opposed by the Greenlining Institute.

In its Jan. 7 protest under the Community Reinvestment Act, the coalition charged that the $16 billion-asset Glendale, Calif., thrift made only 11 mortgages to African-Americans with annual incomes under $35,000. The group also charged that Glendale's lending to minorities was below the industry average in 14 of 16 California census tracts recently studied by the Office of Thrift Supervision.

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