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The importance of diversity in credit unions

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It's the American dream to get a good job, work hard, start a family, buy a house and then pass this wealth on to your children.  For the African American community this dream seems very elusive.  

A new Minnesota-based, black-owned credit union is hoping to change this. MPR host Chris Farrell spoke with two guests on credit unions and the importance of diversity: Me'Lea Connelly is the director at the Association for Black Economic Power and Mike Schenk is the vice president of research and policy analysis at the Credit Union National Association.

 Use the audio player above to listen to the segment.