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Speaking Up and Acting Out: Black Activism Is Creating Change

From stopping an oil pipeline to getting reparations, protesting anti-Black injustice is getting results

Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash

This news roundup usually points out and discusses stories about anti-Black racism, and though I try to include at least one feel-good item…

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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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Stephanie Siek

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Stephanie Siek is a writer and editor who loves cats, cookie dough and aborted alliteration.

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