Momentum
Published in

Momentum

RACE + HISTORY

How a Free Breakfast Became the U.S. Biggest ‘Threat’

If feeding children is wrong, then we shouldn’t want to be right

Brad Jones of Black Panthers Organization serves breakfast to youngsters | Photo Credit | Associated Press

We never learned about the Black Panther Party in Louisiana’s public schools. But, ironically, the free toast, grits, and orange juice many of my classmates enjoyed wouldn’t be available if it weren’t for the Black…

--

--

--

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

Types of Racism:

Let’s Get Deeper Vol. 5, Ch. 5 | The Lost STEM Boi

The Model Minority Myth and A Second-Generation Asian American Reality

What Do You Need To Understand About “Whiteness” & Racial Supremacy? Um, Everything.

BLM and Amanda Gorman Posters — An SWP by Sterling Jr.

How the past year shaped perspectives on race in America

Meghan Markle Helped Prince Harry Understand Unconscious Bias

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 09, 2020 in London, England.

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
Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola

More from Medium

How A Creole Man Became the Test Case For Racial Segregation

How the Opelousas Massacre Rolled Back Progress for Black Americans

We're So Tired of Hearing How Much You Hate Black History Month

Giving Emmett Till a Gold Medal Fails to Protect Black Lives