African American

Financial Health

How the 100 Black Men of America empowers youths by investing in their future

Young people are learning lifelong financial skills and how to build wealth via the stock market as part of a Wells Fargo Junior Investment program that pairs students with mentors from the 100 Black Men of America.

Financial Health

Four plays for improving your financial health

Wells Fargo hosted a financial literacy breakfast with Our Money Matters at the CIAA Tournament in Baltimore last month.

Diversity & Inclusion

Helping HBCU students as they become the leaders of tomorrow

Since the mid-2000s, Wells Fargo has provided more than $40 million to historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, and organizations that support them.

Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo, Spoleto Festival USA share the story of ‘Omar’

The opera, which made its world premiere on May 27, is based on the autobiography of Omar Ibn Said, an enslaved African brought to Charleston, South Carolina, in 1807.

Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo mural honors bravery of Freedom Riders fighting segregation

In 1961, segregation was illegal on interstate public transport, but the law was ignored in the Deep South. A Wells Fargo mural in Birmingham, Alabama, tells the story of the Freedom Riders who put themselves at risk to uphold the law.

Diversity & Inclusion

Minnesota’s first Black-owned bank

The murder of George Floyd sparked calls for businesses to address racial bias in their communities. Answering that call, Wells Fargo and other large Minneapolis banks worked with First Independence to open Minnesota’s first Black-owned bank.

Diversity & Inclusion

Pairing wine with inclusivity

Robin McBride and Andréa McBride John, half-sisters who led parallel lives on opposite ends of the globe, are overcoming barriers for women and people of color in the wine industry.

Diversity & Inclusion

‘Supporting HBCUs is critical for solving racial inequity in America’

Viewpoints: HBCUs possess the power and the people to create a more equitable society, writes Dr. Harry L. Williams, president and CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Small Business

A tailor-made grant helps continue a family legacy

JC Lofton Tailors is continuing a family legacy that has been around for almost a century, with the help of a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo through Local Initiatives Support Corporation.