The Financial Literacy Institute (TFLI) celebrates the reconstruction of the original Black Wall Street with its 2nd Annual Black Wall Street Business Expo in Atlanta
Official headliner and pan-African activist Dr. Oumar Johnsonalongside other celebrity panelists, and Friends of the Global Movement, will introduce attendees to concrete steps to mobilize the black dollar at this year’s event.
ATLANTE, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Financial Literacy Institute (TFLI) bring it back Black Wall Street Business Fair (BWSBE) with another spectacular event to commemorate and honor African-American heritage. The event will start June 4, 2022, at the Westin Peachtree Atlanta, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. (ET). The event will host purchases from black-owned vendors and a panel discussion that will include key people who have reinvented ways to create financial wealth in the black community and keep the black dollar flowing. Moderated by the Assistant Dean of the Department of Diversity and Inclusion at Arkansas University of Technology dr. Quinn Brooksthe panel will include pan-African psychologist and activist, Dr. Oumar Johnsonmayor Evelyn Quinn-Dixon of Riverdale, GeorgiaMaster Food Network Chef Cameron Dangerfield, Real Estate Closing Lawyer and TV Personality Cristyl Kimbroughaward-winning author and financial education trainer, Holly Reid Toddle, CPA, Morris Brown College President dr. Kevin Jamesmost productive real estate agent and motivational speaker, Terrica Wrightand Financial Literacy Institute Founder, young jasmineCP.
“It’s the only way to affect the social change that African Americans are dying to see. Last year we talked about the importance of rebuilding Black Wall Street. But this year is exceptional because we’re steering the conversation towards bigger and better strategies for mobilizing the Black Dollar and will put the action behind it. We’re also coming with a bigger venue and more sellers” – said the event organizer and founder of the Financial Literacy Institute, young jasmine
The calamitous massacre was a targeted act against a thriving black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma of May 31 to June 1, 1921. The Black Wall Street Business Expo will pay homage to African-American heritage, host a discussion on using the cooperative economy to impact social change in the African-American community, and highlight the excellence of African-Americans. Americans illustrated by the development of Black Wall Street. V-103 On-Air Personality Liz Smith will kick off the red carpet experience of the 2nd Annual Black Wall Street Business Expo. After kick-off, each attendee will be able to shop at local Black-owned businesses, food and entertainment for all ages!
This year, Black Wall Street Black Business Expo also partnered with Friends of the Movement (FOTM) Global, a social FinTech company run by multiracial and multigenerational peopleto make a significant revelation of a mechanism that can help us actively rebuild Black Wall Street.
Concluding the event, The Financial Literacy Institute (TFLI) will reward a business owner with a $1,000 Black Wall Street grant.
To learn more about this event, purchase tickets or become a sponsor, please visit www.blackwallstreetatlanta.org. To learn more about the Institute for Financial Literacy, please visit www.tfliinc.org or social media @tfli_inc.
About the Financial Literacy Institute Inc.
The Financial Literacy Institute, Inc. (TFLI), a 501(3) nonprofit organization, was established to provide educational programs and resources aimed at globally increasing financial literacy in underserved and disadvantaged communities. TFLI provides high-quality financial education and offers exceptional flexibility, accessibility, and affordability to anyone striving to improve their life and financial health.
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