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Atlanta bank sees 8k new accounts after Killer Mike’s shoutout

Citizens Trust, a black-owned bank in Atlanta, has seen more than 8,000 people open new accounts over five days after activist and hip-hop artist Killer Mike urged blacks to open up accounts at the bank.

There’s been a “huge influx” of new customers since Killer Mike, who previously supported Bernie Sanders, shouted out the business on Hot 107.9, an Atlanta radio station.

“This movement brought awareness to the importance of community banks, and the strength of community banks, inside the communities they support,” she said.

 
 

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