Community Wise: A LISC Podcast

The Color of Money

May 21, 2019 LISC, Mehrsa Baradaran Season 3 Episode 5
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The Color of Money
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Community Wise: A LISC Podcast
The Color of Money
May 21, 2019 Season 3 Episode 5
LISC, Mehrsa Baradaran

This month Mehrsa Baradaran, author of The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap and associate dean of strategic initiatives at the University of Georgia School of Law, joined Maurice A. Jones and Imani Darden from our Knowledge Management team to discuss the history of the racial wealth gap and its impact on economic prosperity for communities of color. The conversation explores the viability of entrepreneurship and business ownership in the context of this history and the role of the industry at large in pushing for economic justice.

And you can take a look at Mehrsa’s feature in the PBS documentary “Blacks in Business” here

Show Notes

This month Mehrsa Baradaran, author of The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap and associate dean of strategic initiatives at the University of Georgia School of Law, joined Maurice A. Jones and Imani Darden from our Knowledge Management team to discuss the history of the racial wealth gap and its impact on economic prosperity for communities of color. The conversation explores the viability of entrepreneurship and business ownership in the context of this history and the role of the industry at large in pushing for economic justice.

And you can take a look at Mehrsa’s feature in the PBS documentary “Blacks in Business” here