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HALLOWEEN WHILE BLACK

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America is a country divided, and let’s face it: Black people often celebrate Halloween in a different way than White people do. Momentum takes a week-long look at #HalloweenWhileBlack.

Over a decade ago, I worked for a now-archaic media company that goes by another name now. But it was the…


Halloween While Black

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America is a country divided and let’s face it: Black people often celebrate Halloween in a different way than White people do. Momentum takes a week-long look at #HalloweenWhileBlack.

A paintball incident that leaves a mailman injured and in the hospital. Gutters pulled off a house, resulting in $5,000 in…


HALLOWEEN WHILE BLACK

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America is a country divided, and let’s face it: Black people celebrate Halloween in a different way than White people do. Covid-19 only adds to the anxiety. Momentum takes a weeklong look at #HalloweenWhileBlack.

Black people in America have always had an interesting relationship with Halloween. For some, a deep…


Illustration: Derrick Dent

America is a country divided and let’s face it: Black people celebrate Halloween in a different way than White people do. Momentum takes a week-long look at #HalloweenWhileBlack.

On paper, my sleepy, benign town of Colonia, New Jersey, is insignificant. In the time it takes to sneeze, you would have…


Halloween While Black

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America is a country divided and let’s face it: Black people celebrate Halloween in a different way than White people do. Momentum takes a week-long look at #HalloweenWhileBlack.

Every year, once the sun goes down a little earlier and pumpkin spice lattes make their seasonal debut, I have one question…

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