Published in


Never Forget Martin Luther King Jr.’s Demands for Justice

Cherry-picking King’s quotes tells half the story. It’s time to highlight the entirety of his remarkable legacy.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Montgomery, Alabama on March 25, 1965. Photo: Stephen F. Somerstein/Getty Images

This year, Americans should take an extra moment to reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.’s compelling message. He delivered speeches that inspired people from all walks of life. His…




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.

Recommended from Medium

AP Stylebook Exercises 3.5, 3.6, 3.7

Out of mind, out of sight

Lantern Festival: What Does It Mean and How Is It Celebrated?

Liberal Arts Blog — Castles, Palaces, and Manor Houses (III): Mt.

The Third World War

D. B. Cooper: An unsolved mystery

Answer to a question:  Should Iran be renamed “Persia”?

Reinterpreting Greek Myth

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC ☕️

More from Medium

Why We're Sick and Tired of People Misusing King's Words

The Crescent of the Moon: Black Personhood Has Always Lived Under Tyranny

‘Black American’ is an Ethnicity. A Triumph Story.

Racists Threaten HBCUs Because Black Excellence Threatens Racists