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Pride, Prejudice and Slavery: This Week in Race and Racism

Your weekend-ready, “Did you SEE that story?” cheatsheet

Jane Austen’s writing desk in England. // Getty Images

This week’s tour of race and racism news takes us from the English countryside to the world of “Quiet Storm” radio. The economic suffering of Black millennials, deadly environmental racism, and racist abuse on a college debate stage are also featured in this week’s roundup of stories you might have missed.




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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