The period after the American Civil War was a time of great ferment, division – and systemic change. Today’s confluence of pandemic, dislocation and popular mobilization presents new opportunities for systemic change. Conversations on The Reconstruction podcasts, and coverage on ImpactAlpha, introduce people, projects and U.S. policies that center Blackness in the service of economic liberation for all.

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Welcome to The Reconstruction

ImpactAlpha, Feb 1 – The Reconstruction series will engage investors, entrepreneurs, activists and academics in the U.S. and around the world, as Aiken puts

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Investors commit to racial justice action

ImpactAlpha, June 22 – More than 100 institutional investors signed on to a Racial Justice Investing Coalition pledge to address structural racism. “We

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Rise of the Rest backs Black-led startups

ImpactAlpha, December 7 — Three Black-led, U.S.-based companies landed a combined $2 million in investment capital and other commitments through Revolution’s Rise of

Michael “Killer Mike” Render, Ambassador Andrew J. Young and Ryan Glover are founders of Greenwood, the first digital banking platform for Black and Latinx people and business owners. Greenwood features best-in-class online banking services and innovative ways of giving back to Black and Latinx causes and businesses.

Greenwood raises $3 million for a digital bank for Black and Latinx customers

ImpactAlpha, Oct. 12 – ‘Neobank’ Greenwood, founded by former Atlanta mayor Andrew Young, rapper Michael ‘Killer Mike’ Render, and Bounce TV’s Ryan Glover,

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