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Banks that want equality must walk the talk

Oct 19, 2020 - American Banker
Board and Executive Moves

In the wake of the 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I helped my dad create a sign that we hung on what remained of his butcher shop, which had been burned and looted amid unrest in Pittsburgh.

"Owned by a Soul Brother," the sign said.

More than half a century later, my heart broke to see so many similar signs in my now hometown of Minneapolis as our community mourned the tragic and unjustdeath of George Floyd.

The feeling, sadly, was all too familiar. In 2016 w...