Pro Athletes Investing and Supporting Financial Literacy Programs For Black Kids and Teens

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.

NFL players such as New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Copeland and Houston Texans safety Michael Thomas and NBA players, including Harrison Barnes, Kevin Durant and Chris Paul, are among the leaders in this effort.


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