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Banking and the Economy: The Rich History of America’s Black Banks

February 24, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm CST

1940s photo of Tri-State Bank

In recognition of Black History Month, join us as in exploring 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 economy opportunity and social equity in their communities.

Todd’s historical publicationsA Great Moral and Social Force and Let Us Put Our Money Together, are available from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

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