Momentum
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Dismantling the Myth

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America’s 2020 racial reckoning unpacked our destructive history with a more clear eye view. In these contemporary times and at the expense of our bodies, we were painfully reminded of the constant attack on Black and that racism was only playing dead. One pandemic undoubtedly brought on the realization of…

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Evanston, Illinois, approved to use a small portion of its cannabis taxes for an equity initiative to address housing inequities from redlining. The city calls it reparations. While this is a good step in the right direction and a great model to study, this isn’t reparations.

According to a Black…

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Add to Harry Styles’ list of accomplishments—including being the Variety Hitmaker of the Year, having three hit singles in 2020, and being extremely good at fashion—work as a social justice ally.

The musician and erstwhile One Direction-er told Variety that this summer’s protests and uprisings in support of Black Lives…

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I grew up in Seattle — on traditional Coast Salish land — in the ’60s and ’70s. As a child, I didn’t truly understand the counterculture protests and the civil rights movement. Still, I saw that music, fashion, and hairstyles were changing — and with them, attitudes.

I was —…

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