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Financial Literacy

Pro athletes supporting financial literacy for kids and young adults

Rodney Brooks
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March 3, 2021

The persistent racial wealth gap is pushing pro athletes to champion financial literacy for Black kids and teens. They are doing everything from going into schools and colleges to investing in and sponsoring financial literacy programs and apps.

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