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Dismantling the Myth

Never Black Down

A message to my people

Protestors gather in New York City on June 4th, 2020 | Photo Courtesy of National Geographic

America’s 2020 racial reckoning unpacked our destructive history with a more clear eye view. In these contemporary times and at the expense of our bodies, we were painfully reminded of the constant attack on Black and that racism was only playing dead. One pandemic undoubtedly brought on the realization of another. As far as I’m…

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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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Quintessa

Quintessa

Freelance Writer & Journalist 📝📚| #WEOC | Blackivist| Editor for Cultured, WEOC, & AfroSapiophile. Bylines in Momentum & GEN Publications.

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