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How Bomb Threats and Censorship Are Cut From the Same Racist Cloth

Both attempt to limit access and participation of Black scholarship. Let's unpack this

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On the first day of Black History Month, more than a dozen Historically Black Colleges and Universities received bomb threats. These threats reveal a…




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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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC ☕️

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