Episode 85

Published on:

1st Mar 2021

Bridging the Racial Wealth Divide with Dedrick Asante-Muhammad [Black History Month Special]

Today’s the last day of Black History Month but our job and mission of changing the complexion does not end!

In this episode, I’m excited to share my conversation about the racial wealth divide in this country with the Chief of Race  Wealth, And Community at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, Dedrick Asante-Muhammad!

The foundation of racial inequality is racial economic inequality. And the foundation of racial economic inequality is the racial wealth divide.

Listen to this episode as Dedrick unpacks the truth about the enormous wealth divide in this country!


>> Why Dedrick is focused on racial equity, racial justice, and activism

>> Racial wealth divide vs. racial economic inequality

>> Income does not equate to financial stability and wealth

>> Advancing inclusive economic empowerment

>> What do we do about this racial wealth divide?

>> What Black History Month meant to Dedrick


Connect with Dedrick:

>> LinkedIn

>> Bridging The Racial Wealth Divide

>> Twitter

>> Facebook

Resources Mentioned:

>> Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? (King Legacy) by Martin Luther Dr. King

>> Black Power: The Politics of Liberation by Kwame Ture and Charles V. Hamilton



If you loved this episode, you have to listen to these episodes as well:


>> Becoming Financially Smart with Dr. David Rhoiney [Black History Month Special]

>> Building A Successful Business with Sheneya Wilson [Black History Month Special]

>> How to Be a Champion in Finance with Lauryn Williams [Black History Month Special]


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Minority Money
Changing the Complexion of Wealth
The Minority Money Podcast is about finance, family, fitness/health, and education and how all of these things affect your overall wealth.

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Emlen Miles-Mattingly

Emlen Miles-Mattingly is the CEO and founder of Gen Next Wealth. He spends much of his waking day striving to bring more value to the table for his clients, with the goal of helping them align their money with their values. Ultimately working with clients to make a lifetime of smart decisions with their resources.
With nearly 19 years of experience in the financial services industry, he decided to leave the large corporations and start his own independent firm. It is his passion to keep the client's best interest in mind when making recommendations. Everyday Emlen wakes up knowing he has an opportunity to learn something new and is excited to share what he has discovered with people in need of it. He has a bachelor’s in business administration and is currently enrolled in coursework to obtain the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER designation.
Emlen was born and raised in the small town of Madera, CA this is also where the firm is located. He is married to Maricela and they have 4 children Jada, Mia, Emlen II, and Ecella. We have a very active life, we enjoy working out, hiking, craft beer and escaping to the coast whenever possible.