Actor Hill Harper Launches First Black-Owned Digital Wallet and Financial Capacity Building Technology in North America: The Black Wall Street
HOLLYWOOD, California, April 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The revolution will be digitized ™ – April is Financial Literacy Month and award-winning actor, best-selling author and former President of the United States Hill Harper announces the launch of Black Wall Street (TBWS), as the first major step in closing the racial wealth gap in United States. Like the first black-owned digital wallet and cryptocurrency exchange platform in United States, Harper is uniquely positioned to create the world’s largest financial literacy and investment program and toolkit for Black and Latin communities in the diaspora.
May 2021, Black Wall Street will embark on a monumental financial literacy campaign in 30 markets and a bus tour from Los Angeles, California and culminating on Greenwood Avenue in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the evening of May 31, 2021 through June 1st at the same time, 100 years ago, when the massive destruction of what is still considered the most successful black economic community in the history of United States. Importantly, the tour will visit thirty of the most disenfranchised communities in the United States, introducing financial literacy and cryptocurrency to individuals in those communities and offering millions of Satoshis (Fractile Shares of Bitcoin). Black Wall Street Bus Tour is the first of its kind, focused on education and adoption of Bitcoin among black and brown communities.
Black Wall Street Centennial Campaign Bus Tour
May 31, 2021 marks the centenary of the Tulsa race riot and massacre. The destruction took place from the sunset May 31 to June 1, 1921. It has been called the worst act of racial violence in American history.
Black Wall Street campaign, Crypto-curriculum and Digital wallet will be led by Harper in partnership with Najah roberts, a global expert in cryptocurrency exchange. Together, they will initiate “National bus tour of the digital financial revolution “, an information and empowerment initiative designed to honor the victims of the Tulsa massacre by reclaiming and transforming this namesake into a momentous struggle for racial and economic equality. The tour will host virtual and secure COVID events in 30 of the most densely populated and economically disadvantaged communities in the United States with the aim of educating about Black Wall Street Application & Digital wallet – A movement to put their future in their hands. Appointed by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce as Honorary National Co-Chair of Black Wall Street Redevelopment, Hill Harper’s vision for The Black wall street Digital wallet is deeply rooted in its commitment to tackle the digital divide and economically uplift underserved communities by providing them with the tools and the playbook to thrive – in the palm of their hands.
“Our technology seeks to replicate the brick and mortar of Black Wall Street, as a digital ecosystem that will galvanize the financially excluded and directly drive economic growth and spending in marginalized communities around the world.” -Hill Harper.
Black Wall Street – Black Cash Matters ™
“With Black Wall Street technology, we seek to obsolete the payday lenders and other financial predators that plague our communities, while simultaneously creating an intergenerational wealth transfer, for the people who have historically learned to work for our paycheck. instead of making our paycheck work for us … because Black Cash Matters. ” – Hill Harper.
Black Wall Street is at home for Black Wall Street Digital wallet, the first of its kind, linking “top of the funnel” financial services to the populations these instruments were designed to serve: everyone, from the “unbanked and underbanked” disadvantaged people to the knowledgeable and profitable consumer.
Unlike traditional financial institutions, Black Wall Street the only purpose is to provide black and Brown communities the opportunity to participate in the transfer of wealth with cryptocurrency and decentralized finance.
Inspired by a vision of empowering underserved communities while closing the racial wealth gap, Hill Harper, Najah roberts and countless supporters are catalyzing these chaotic energies for a better financial future for generations to come.
“To solve an ecosystem of problems, an ecosystem of solutions based on technology is necessary. We are – and always have been – our own empowerment ecosystem. We are now creating the digitized and scalable version of the original Black Wall Street. It has always been for us and by us – it is time to reclaim that space. Like everything, it starts with education. Our measure of impact is improving financial literacy in the Black & Latinx communities. ”
– Najah Roberts.
Black Wall Street Technology and App – Summer 2021
Hill Harper has spent the last year working with black developers to create Black Wall Street in a revolutionary Fintech app for black and Brown communities. Providing financial capacity is essential for our most difficult communities because, as a new Pew Research Center study have found that blacks and Latinos use their smartphones to do their banking more than any other race or ethnicity.
Black Wall Street + COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the long-standing inequalities of black and brown Americans in health, housing, mental health, and economics. The institution of racism maintains the barriers preventing blacks and Latin Americans from accessing the resources necessary for a decent lifestyle – let alone saving or investing. This indicates a widening wealth gap as both a cause and an effect of the disparate COVID-19 outcomes.
About Hill Harpr | @HillHarper
Hill Harper is an entrepreneur, award-winning actor, best-selling author and humanitarian. Currently, Hill stars in ABC’s # 1 TV series, The good doctor, for its 4th season. He is the founder and chairman of the Black Wall Street Digital Wallet. Hill is also a member of the board of directors of the National Black Bank Fund and has been named Honorary National Co-Chair of Black Wall Street Redevelopment by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, Hill was appointed by the President Barack obama to sit on the US President’s Cancer Panel. Hill’s passion for technology, financial literacy, and social and economic justice keeps him at the forefront and in demand as a speaker and business leader around the world. Hill graduated magna cum laude of Brunette college with a Bachelor of Arts degree and was named Major of his department. He then graduated cum laude with doctorate uris of Harvard Law School. He also holds a Master in Public Administration, with honors, from Harvard Kennedy School government and holds seven honorary doctorates.
Hill is the author of four New York Times bestsellers: Letters to a younger brother, Letters to a younger sister, The conversation, and his groundbreaking book on financial literacy: The wealth cure aimed at bridging the racial wealth gap. Letters to an incarcerated brother, Letters to a younger brother has won several awards and was named “Best Young Adult Book” by the American Library Association. Additionally, Hill was recognized with seven NAACP Image price. Hill is the founder of the Manifest Your Destiny Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering disadvantaged youth through mentorship programs, scholarships and grants.
On Najah roberts | @NajahRoberts
Najah roberts is a pioneering tech entrepreneur, cryptocurrency expert, Bitcoin, NFT, and community activist. Najah is the Founder and CEO of Crypto Blockchain Plug, the premier black-owned cryptocurrency exchange, and the only one of three brick-and-mortar digital cryptocurrency firms in United States.
Najah holds a BA in Criminal Justice Administration from Bethune-Cookman University and an MBA from the University of Rochville. She lectures and educates on economic empowerment, financial literacy, and cryptocurrency around the world, especially for communities of color. Najah founded Family Knots Express, a nonprofit organization in 2001 that advocates for incarcerated women with children. Najah is from Los Angeles, CA.
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