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Joe Rogan in ‘Planet of the Apes,’ aka the ‘Blackest Neighborhood’ in Philly

Why is the N-word compilation catching all the flak?

I’ve never underestimated the power of the N-word.

It’s been part of my life since the first time I heard it on the kindergarten playground. A Black classmate used it on me. Afterward, he explained it was just another word…



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

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