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Why are people protesting and crying for change when slavery ended centuries ago? For some, because their experiences have not intersected with those that many people of color face, the idea of systemic racism does not exist.
Harlan Landes has a candid conversation with Steven Hughes and Alanna Anthony about some of the historical events that helped extend a culture of inequality that currently lies beneath the surface of this nation.
- Why the Emancipation Proclamation did not mean freedom for everyone
- The effect of keeping people of color out of positions of power and influence
- What is redlining and its effect on ones ability to building wealth
- Some things you can do to help the efforts of people of color
About Steven M. Hughes
Steven M. Hughes is a money expert, speaker, and social entrepreneur. The Columbia, SC native has empowered thousands of people to take action to make positive life changes through his speaking engagements, workshops, and curriculum design. After making every money mistake imaginable as a college student, Steven took massive action over the course of the next four years to improve his financial situation.
He’s now a financial psychology and behavioral finance nerd and weekly on-air money expert for the CBS affiliate in Columbia. In 2014, Steven founded Know Money Inc, a nonprofit that teaches college students how to think and talk about money differently, so they can live carefree, responsibly. When he’s not speaking to groups about money or creating financial wellness programs for companies, he’s helping other financial professionals tell their story to their target market.
About Alanna Anthony
Alanna Anthony is a Certified Financial Educator and Money Coach at Financialdemics, a YouTube channel, and blog where she teaches women about the foundation of personal finance. She is also the Co-Host of Single Moms On The Money Podcast. She has paid off over $65,000 in debt so far and helps her clients become confident about money so they can use it as a tool to reach their goals.