Freedman's Bank 150th Anniversary Commemoration

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Freedman's Bank 150th Anniversary Commemoration
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Freedman's Bank 150th Anniversary Commemoration says
The Wright Museum and Operation HOPE Forums present a dynamic program commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Freedman's Bank and the continuing importance of economic empowerment. Civil rights icon and former mayor of Atlanta, Ambassador Andrew Young and Operation HOPE, Inc. Founder/President John Hope Bryant, among other dignitaries, will be a part of this panel discussion about the significance of economic “silver rights” for communities of color.

Registration & Pre-Event Mixer at 5 PM
Program begins promptly at 6:30 PM
Reception immediately follows Symposium

This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required - please RSVP at link.

For more information please contact the HOPE Forums Department at or (213) 891-2900.

The Freedman's Bank Tour is a nationwide tour to complete the bank's unfinished mission of helping everyone prosper in the free enterprise system. It was held recently in Washington, D.C. at the National Archives with panelists Rev. Bernice King, national journalist Roland Martin, Essence Magazine writer Donna Owens, Ambassador Andrew Young, and John Hope Bryant.
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By: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History