Can we have another Black Wall Street? After all, we all know what has happened time after time to every attempt to build Black wealth. Could now finally be the time? That is what many in the Black community have been asking themselves in the wake of the racial unrest of the summer of 2020. Certainly, we can’t rely on a system designed to oppress us for our liberation.
Roland Martin echoed the sentiment that many in the Black community have been sharing in community spaces for as long as I can remember, “Focus on building capacity!” As Martin stated, “Building wealth is the biggest way to uplift our community.”