Banking While Black: Former NFL Player and Bank Employee Expose Racism At JPMorgan

Nicole Rojas
Dec 13, 2019 - 5:31

Two Black men in Arizona have spoken out about “banking while Black” after they say they faced racial discrimination by JPMorgan Chase.

Former NFL player Jimmy Kennedy and his former financial adviser Ricardo Peters, allege they were discriminated against, ignored and, in Peters’ case, pushed out by the banking institution.

The two opened up about their experiences with JPMorgan branches in Phoenix, Arizona in an exclusive interview with The New York Times, to which they provided recorded conversations as evidence. Peters highlighted how...

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