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How Long Will White Privilege Steal Our Peace?

America must like it this way. People on edge. People fighting. People starving. People dying. Otherwise, it would be different.

If America wanted peace, it would have peace. Trust.

I was always taught to learn the tree by observing the fruit. Some parts of America have strange fruit indeed. That fruit is represented by the people who stormed the Capitol and tried to defy democracy — as they tend to do every other day now and as they have done for hundreds of years. More than defy democracy, they are trying to redefine it to…

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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Adrienne Gibbs

Adrienne Gibbs

Director, Creator Growth @Medium. Editor. Writer. Mother. Proud recipient of an official Beyoncé shout out.

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