The Freedman's Bank

The Freedman's Bank The Freedman’s Bank, established on March 3, 1865, by President Lincoln, was created to teach freed slaves about money.
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WASHINGTON -- The Treasury Department announced Tuesday that it is renaming a prominent federal building after a bank that concentrated on the economic development of newly freed slaves in the post-Civil War era. During a ceremony on Jan. 7, the Treasury Department will rename the Treasury Annex -- which is located just across Pennsylvania Avenue from the main structure -- to the Freedman's Bank Building. The Annex currently stands on the site of the original Freedman's Bank, which the government created to help newly freed slaves and African-American soldiers integrate into the nation's economy at the end of the Civil War. “Naming the Freedman’s Bank Building recognizes an institution that symbolized a new future for African-Americans,” Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said in a press release. “The legacy of Freedman’s Bank also serves as a reminder that we must continue striving for greater financial inclusion for all Americans -- particularly those in underserved and minority communities -- so that they can share in the benefits of our growing economy.” John Hope Bryant, the CEO of Operation HOPE, a nonprofit social investment banking organization, advocated for the Treasury Department to make the change.

Mission: The Freedman's Bank, established on March 3, 1865, by President Lincoln through an act of Congress remains an important milestone in American history. The renaming will memorialize its significance and will serve as a reminder that all Americans, particularly those who are underserved and struggling, are included and should prosper in the free enterprise system.

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