How Do You Catch Up?
As ReShonda Young bought real estate and started a business in Waterloo, Iowa, she could see the impact of past and present discriminatory practices. But working at a small investment firm is what really opened her eyes to a big consequence: the wealth gap between white and Black residents. It’s an entrenched national problem. She wanted to help address it in her hometown. So she decided to start a Black-owned bank that would make that goal its mission. But how do you get the money to launch a bank when the wealth gap will fight you every step of the way? Text GAP to 737-727-4321 and dig into this episode with photos, video, graphics and more right to your phone.