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“Race matters because of the slights, the snickers, the silent judgments that reinforce the most crippling of thoughts; ‘I do not belong here.’”— Sonia Sotomayor




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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Jada Gomez

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