Bank of America-Fleet Boston Merger

With combined assets of $930 billion, Bank of America and Fleet Boston will become the second-largest bank in the United States. NPR's Tavis Smiley discusses Bank of America's merger with Fleet Boston and what it means for communities of color. Joining the discussion is Washington, D.C.-based author and economist Julianne Malveaux and Bruce Marks, chief executive officer of the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA), a non-profit housing services and advocacy organization in Boston.



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