Topic: Social Justice

Promotional poster for the 14th annual "i got bank" art and essay contest featuring a free e-book offer.
Financial Literacy


OneUnited Bank is sponsoring the 14th annual financial literacy contest for youth between the ages of 8 – 12 years old. Simply either write and submit a 250-word essay (250 words not 250 characters) or create and submit an art project (PDF only) about what you learned from the book “I Got Bank!” (or from another financial literacy book available in your library or home) and how you can use what you learned in your life or the life of your family.

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Social Justice

Musical Matriarchs: Black Women Leading Industry

Join us as we spotlight the unmistakable influence of women who have shaped the music landscape throughout history. Dance, rock & roll, and country all have origins within our community, inspiring legacies of innovation and disruption!

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Social Justice

A Walk Through History: 10 Museums and Historical Landmarks

The article “A Walk Through History: 10 Museums and Historical Landmarks” highlights the importance of Black history through ten key sites, including museums and historic landmarks across the U.S. These places, like the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., and the Legacy Museum in Alabama, offer insights into African American history from slavery to modern times. The article emphasizes the significance of these sites in understanding and honoring Black heritage, especially during Black History Month.

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Social Justice

Power to Your Vote!

In the land of the free and the home of the brave, voting is our ability to shape the future of our nation. Recent events, such as the overturn of Roe v Wade and the elimination of affirmative action, highlight the urgency of our voices at the polls.

Silhouettes of people holding placards at a protest.
Social Justice

The Unsung Heroes: 5 Women’s Contribution to Labor Justice

The struggle for labor rights in the United States has been a long and arduous journey, defined by the relentless fight of dedicated activists and organizers. Despite facing the double jeopardy of gender bias and racial discrimination, Black women set the pace.

The fearless fight to fund women owned startups.
Social Justice

The Fearless Fight to Fund Women-Owned Startups

A source of funding for the fastest-growing demographic of entrepreneurs in our country is under attack. The Black-owned venture capital firm investing in women of color, Fearless Fund, is being sued for alleged “reverse discrimination”.

An image of the supreme court with the words alternative action reframed how we fight back.
Social Justice

Affirmative Action Revoked: 4 Ways We Can Fight Back!

On June 29, 2023, the United States Supreme Court struck down race based affirmative action in college admissions. What does this mean and importantly, what can we do about it? Here are 4 ways we can fight back!

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