If Only Every Bank Did Something Like This

April 18, 2019

When the OneUnited Royalty campaign premiered the afro-wearing and raised-fist-rocking Mona debit card imagery as a part of the #BankBlack movement in 2016, something shifted in a lot of folks.

A banking institution putting the financial aspirations of Black consumers as a top priority? Tell us more.

Now with seven card images to choose from - such as the King, Queen, Lady Liberty or Justice cards - customers get the chance to celebrate their cultural heritage each time they whip out their preferred form of payment.

Best of all, OneUnited is encouraging the next generation of savers and investors to acquire the wealth building know-how our communities need to thrive.

The institution hosts financial literacy programs like the “I Got Bank” Youth Financial Literacy Contest and other workshops that emphasize responsible money management as an essential component of legacy planning.

President and COO Teri Williams hopes the images will “encourage the Black community to celebrate the amazing past, present and future [Kings and Queens] in our community.”

The Royalty debit cards are definitely a wonderful addition to conversations surrounding ways we all can unapologetically support Black-owned businesses and institutions.

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