Move your money, move society?

Source: Tracy Jan, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

The 68-year-old community organizer waved his hands in the direction of his new bank about five blocks up Crenshaw Boulevard: OneUnited, the largest black-owned bank in the country. “I’ve been trying to convince as many people as I can to open up accounts with black banks and invest in our own community,” Akili said.

The aim of the movement is clear: bolster black banks — and in the process, uplift a community that has been systematically marginalized for generations.

 

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