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In celebration of Black History Month, CNBC Invest in You is featuring weekly stories from CNBC contributors and members of the Financial Wellness Council, including the lessons they’ve learned growing up, their advice to Black youth, their inspirations and how they are working to close the racial wealth gap.
More needs to be done to help Black Americans find financial and work success, several Black leaders say.
That includes providing access to the same financial literacy resources and job opportunities that White Americans have.
Many Black Americans have been left behind in the economic recovery. In January, the unemployment rate for Black or African…