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Nat’l Black Church Initiative Launches Wells Fargo Boycott – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel


Rev. Anthony Evans (Courtesy Photo)

Citing a list of infractions, the National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) announced a nationwide boycott of Wells Fargo Bank on Aug. 23.

According to the Rev. Anthony Evans, NBCI president, the call to boycott stems from the institution’s targeting of the African American community and suppressing economic growth in Black neighborhoods.

Wells Fargo has made headlines over the past two years for questionable practices such as creating false banking accounts, charging unfair mortgages fees and assigning unneeded car insurance to customers. The bank’s activities led to $1 billion fine in April by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

“What we hold Wells responsible for, in our community, is taking out…

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Chris Rock to play African-American patriarch in Fargo season 4, set in 1950s Kansas City, Missouri- Entertainment …


Los Angeles: Actor-comedian Chris Rock will feature in the fourth season of popular FX series Fargo.

FX Networks chief executive John Landgraf made the announcement during the Television Critics Association press tour event, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Chris Rock in Tamborine. Netflix

The four season will be set in the 1950s Kansas City, Missouri, and follows two criminal syndicates — one Italian and other African-American — who have struck an uneasy peace. To cement their peace, the heads of both families have traded their eldest sons.

The 53-year-old actor will play the head of an…

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Chris Rock to star as ‘Fargo’ season 4 Kansas City mobster


Chris Rock will play the head of an African-American crime family in 1950 Kansas City in the fourth season of the Emmy-winning FX series, “Fargo,” the network announced Friday.

Kansas City has traveled down a bloody path on this drama series before.

Some…

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‘Fargo’ to return for fourth season on FX, starring Chris Rock




BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Acclaimed limited series “Fargo” is returning to FX for a fourth season – with comedian Chris Rock as its star.

The new season, set in 1950 in Kansas City, Missouri, will begin filming in November 2019 and air sometime in…

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Financial Advisor IQ – Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Learn Tough Lessons from Discrimination Suits


When Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Advisors agreed, separately and four years apart, to settle class action race discrimination law suits, they signed pacts that required them to fork over altogether a total of almost $200 million. But they also each agreed to make changes to their recruitment, training and management of African-American advisors.

Each of the brokerages agreed – as part of the terms of their separate settlements – to hire coaches for African-American advisors, set up more business development resources for those advisors, and schedule regular sessions for them to meet with top executives at the brokerages. During those scheduled sessions, the executives and advisors, it was hoped, would share ideas about how to revise policies to help more African-American advisors…

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Meet Cerita Battles: Senior Vice President and Head of Retail Diverse Segments for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage – Los …


Meet Cerita Battles: Senior Vice President and Head of Retail Diverse Segments for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Cerita Battles, senior vice president and head of retail diverse segments for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. (courtesy photo) 

Cerita Battles is the Senior Vice President and Head of Retail Diverse Segments for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Battles and her team are responsible for the development, implementation and execution of national strategies to increase and sustain homeownership among low-to-moderate (LMI) income and minority borrowers and communities. Those strategies include, but are not limited to, sourcing real estate practitioners and builders doing business in LMI and minority communities; recruitment and retention of diverse sales staff; partnering with non-profit agencies to…

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