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

Thursday, February 24
12 – 1 p.m. CT
Live Zoom Webinar
A link to the webinar will be shared the day before the event.

Free, but registration is required.

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 economy opportunity and social equity in their communities.

Visit the event webpage for more information.

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required by Tuesday, February 22.

Tim Todd
Executive Writer and Historian

Tim Todd is an executive writer and historian with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He is the author of eight books on the history of banking and financial services. He also served as a writer and associate producer for a documentary about the history of the Federal Reserve that was produced by Kansas City PBS station KCPT. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve, Tim was a journalist for 10 years and spent another five years as a writer focused on fixed income markets.


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.

Previous webinars:

Supporting Small Businesses of Color (December 2021)
The Uneven Impacts of the Pandemic on Women (June 2021)
Exploring the Possibilities of a Central Bank Digital Currency (March 2021)

Questions? Please contact Erin Davis.


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