Banking Black. Can divesting from America’s big financial institutions help fix racial inequality?

Musa Sega, a street vendor in Harlem, is one of many black people in the country who, frustrated by a string of police shootings and the tenor of politics nationally, pulled his money from a global bank chain and opened an account at a black-operated bank, one of just 22 such institutions in the country. “I gotta go black,” Sega said. “We gotta support our community. We gotta support our people.” (The New Republic)


By Kia Gregory