Jan 31, 2024

Celebrating Black History Month 2024

In honor of Black History Month, check out our upcoming events and curated resources for you to use in your classroom. Join us in celebrating the achievements, stories, and voices of Black people in the U.S. as well as acknowledging where systemic racism persists.

For additional resources, see the Black History resource guide for educators from the Center for Racial Justice in Education as well as this NEA-recommended article on the do's and don'ts of teaching Black history.


Speaker Series Virtual PD

Rahkim Sabree on Money, Race, and Mental Health

Thursday, February 1 | 4 PM PAC/ 7 PM EAST


Your Journey to Financial Freedom with Jamila Souffrant

Tuesday, February 8 | 4 PM PAC/ 7 PM EAST


Nadia and Nicole of "The Wealth Twins"

Thursday, February 29 | 4 PM PAC / 7 PM EAST


Curriculum Resources

Racial Discrimination in Finance Mini-Unit

Math Monday: Highlighting Black Mathematicians in the Classroom


Recent Podcasts

Rachel Labi, Co-Founder of Building Financial Freedom

Greg Ratliff, Vice President at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors 

Crystina Cardozo, Real Estate Investor

Chris Corinthian, Founder of FinLit University

Ted Daniels, Founder of the Society for Financial Education & Professional Development

Anthony Davenport, CEO of Regal Credit Management and Business Managers Forum

Julien and Kiersten Saunders, Founders of Rich & Regular

Kevin Thompson, CEO and President of 9i Capital Group

Nia Adams, Founder of Perspectives

Melissa Jean-Baptiste, Author of So...This is Why I'm Broke!


Questions of the Day

What U.S. city was known as Black Wall Street in the early 1900s?

Who was the first Black woman in the U.S. to found a bank?

What percent of Black Americans under the age of 40 invest in the stock market?

Who was Wall Street's first Black millionaire?

What was the first Black-owned business listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)?

How many of the world's Black billionaires can you name?

How did Madame CJ Walker become the first American woman to be a self-made millionaire?

What U.S. property was recently returned after being taken away from a Black family during the Jim Crow Laws era?

Reinvesting profits from her show and films has earned Oprah Winfrey a net worth of ______?


FinCap Fridays

Money is Key in the Black Community

Closing the Gap 

The $1 Billion Merger

The $10 Million Deposit


On Demand

The History of Racism in Finance

About the Author

Hannah Rael

As NGPF's Marketing Communications Manager, Hannah (she/her) helps spread the word about NGPF's mission to improve the financial lives of the next generation of Americans.

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