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From Dirt Floors to PhD: The Life of Pargellan McCall

A woman who didn’t take no for an answer

Photos: courtesy of the author

Pargellan McCall is the kind of person who comes to life when you describe her. She’s the type of person who’ll make sure you know when you’ve disrespected her. After, she’ll happily serve you a hot plate of collard greens and cornbread.

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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Isaiah McCall

Isaiah McCall

NYC Comedian & Crypto Investor | Co-Founder at Yard Couch |

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