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A Cop Stopped Choking Me When He Realized I Was White

“The experience forever changed the way I viewed race and law enforcement. I couldn’t help thinking that if I hadn’t been White, that cop might have choked me to death. I definitely would’ve been arrested for something I didn’t do.” — Jason McBride




Momentum is a blog that captures and reflects the moment we find ourselves in, one where rampant anti-Black racism is leading to violence, trauma, protest, reflection, sorrow, and more. Momentum doesn’t look away when the news cycle shifts.

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Jada Gomez

Jada Gomez

Senior Platform Editor at Medium. Girl with the long last name from the Empire State. NYU Alum. Runner. Puppy Mommy. Smiler.

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