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Assaults On the Memory of Emmett Till; Black Students and ‘critical race theory’

This week’s roundup of race and racism news

Emmett Till. Image: Getty

You may have noticed that last week, the Race/Racism column took a hiatus. Though there’s no shortage of stories about race and racism, there are only so many hours in a day, and only so many of them that I can allocate to this roundup while still pursuing…




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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