Killer Mike has always stepped up to the plate to uplift Black businesses, specifically in building a Black economy that will cultivate and empower the community.
He co-owns two shops, Graffitis Swag Shop and The SWAG Shop, in Atlanta and his Netflix NFLX series Trigger Warning With Killer Mike focused on different socio-political matters, including race, sovereignty, white gang privilege and new ideologies surrounding religion and a “New America.”
Most recently, the rapper-activist announced that he was teaming up with Bounce TV founder Ryan Glover to launch Greenwood, a Black-owned and operated digital banking platform. The banking service, which includes leadership from former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young, aims at providing an accessible way to support Black-owned banks and
A majority Black and Latin-American owned and operated digital bank already has “tens of thousands” of people on its waiting list ahead of its January opening, CNN Business reported.
The new bank, founded by Bounce TV founder Ryan Glover, rapper “Killer Mike,” and former Atlanta Mayor and US Ambassador to the UN Andrew Young, aims to support Black and Latin-American communities, Black-owned businesses, and Black entrepreneurs.
Over the past few months, companies including Square and Netflix have announced support initiatives for Black-owned financial institutions to address racial inequality.
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A majority Black and Latin-American owned and operated online bank set to open in January already has “tens of thousands” on the waiting list seeking an account, CNN Business reported.
Greenwood is a digital bank that was founded by Bounce