Momentum
Published in

Momentum

The Takeaway

Black People Are Still Working Themselves to Death and It Will Not Stop Anytime Soon

Overwork is a vestige of slavery

A black woman working alone in a dark office
Photo: Thomas Barwick/Getty Images

Co-authored by David Stovall, PhD and Ebony Omotola McGee, PhD

We do it all the time. As Black academics and racial justice researchers, we work seven days a week and way too many hours in the…

--

--

--

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.

Recommended from Medium

So what…. it’s just hair.

This Week in Racism: Walm-Mart Nazis and Arkansas Being Arkansas

Why I might leave New York: a love letter.

A Crew Cut Can’t Fix Hollywood’s White-Hero Problem

HEY DAD, WHY IS MICHAEL’S SKIN BROWN?

This Journalist Asks if It Is Time for Black People To “Flee the Country”

Being A Black Man Ain’t Easy: Juwan Howard, The University Of Michigan, and Greg Gard

Why my Grandfather Hated Racists

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
David Stovall

David Stovall

David Stovall, Ph.D. is professor of Black Studies and Criminology, Law and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago

More from Medium

The Lack of Racial Integration within my School

Revisiting “BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez”

How Encanto Actually Explains America

The New Nativism: