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How We Remember Our Past Determines Our Future

Historical memory is far more than an academic exercise

Image, from 1963 March on Washington, by Rowland Scherman, Flickr, Archives Foundation. Creative Commons License 2.0

Imagine you were to seek out a therapist, perhaps to help you work through some childhood and adolescent traumas that continued to impact your life as an adult.

You wish to get to the bottom of your current damage by exploring your past, hopeful that with proper…




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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Tim Wise

Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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