President Abraham Lincoln, one of the nation’s original visionaries, had wanted to win the Civil War but also envisioned freeing the enslaved and ensuring their economic prosperity. After he signed the Emancipation Proclamation, he signed legislation creating the Freedman’s Saving and Trust Co., known as Freedman’s Savings Bank.
- John Hope Bryant speaks before the U.S. State Department sponsored, Young African Leaders Initiative in Atlanta, Georgia.
- My inspiration this week
- Happy birthday to my friend and partner for change, HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway
- John Hope Bryant coming to speak in Sweden in August, 2016
- What 100% of Operation HOPE Team Members decided this week.