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How to Be White in a Black Lives Matter World

This week someone handed me a blueprint during a stand-off sparked by race.

Photo: Ivan Radic/flickr

I had several uncomfortable conversations over the past week that, like so many uncomfortable conversations I have these days, involved race. No-one raised their voice, no-one hurled accusations, and no-one uttered the dreaded R-word (“Racist!”… Shhh). Still…




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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Jeremy Helligar

Jeremy Helligar

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa”

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