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Rittenhouse Verdict Reinforces Impunity of White Violence

Rittenhouse was allowed to be ‘just a kid.’ Black folks don’t get the same treatment.

Kyle Rittenhouse in the courtroom. Image: Getty

By Brandon Pope for YR Media

A jury has found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all counts. The verdict is disappointing, but not surprising.




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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