How the Philandro Castile shooting helped spark a surge for black-owned banks

Since July 2016, advocates estimate that people have moved more than $60 million nationwide to black-owned banks, a social media-driven movement that sparked, in part, by the death of Philando Castile.

A Marketplace story reports on the birth of the Bank Black movement, which began last summer, the week after two black men, Philando Castile in Falcon Heights and Alton Sterling in Louisiana — were killed by police. Soon after the shootings, leaders and voices like rapper Killer Mike appeared on…