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School Shootings and White Denial Are the Ultimate Doom Loop

We’re so busy looking for danger in spaces of color, we sleep on pathology in white communities

Image: Moms Demand Action Against Gun Violence event, St. Paul, MN 2018, from Fibonacci Blue, Flickr, Creative Commons license

It happened again, and, as always, people are shocked.

Not solely because of the awfulness, but also because of where it happened: a nice, safe place, not unlike all the other…

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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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Tim Wise

Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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