In recognition of black history month, join us as we explore the growth of Black banks in the South and Midwest during the late 19th and 20th centuries. Kansas City Fed historian and executive writer, Tim Todd, will walk us through how these banks played a crucial role in establishing both economic opportunity and social equity in their communities.
Explore Todd’s historical publications, A Great Moral and Social Force and Let Us Put Our Money Together on our website.
Watch a recording of the webinar here
View slides from the presentation PDFhere.
Banking and the Economy Webinar series
This quarterly professional development webinar series provides engaging content and discussions related to banking, the economy, leadership and diversity and inclusion.
- Supporting Small Businesses of Color (December 2021)
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- A Great Moral and Social Force – The history of Black community banks and their roles in the building stronger communities
- Let Us Put Our Money Together: The Founding of America’s First Black Banks
- Review other historical publications from the Kansas City Fed