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The Absurdity of Racists Co-opting MLK’s Legacy

Stop using King’s words to support oppressive systems

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It has become almost laughable how many people invoke Dr. King’s name on MLK Day to deny systemic racism. Or defame or intentionally lie about critical race theory. Or just downright oppose meaningful societal change when it comes to race.




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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Jeffrey Kass

Jeffrey Kass

Top Medium Writer — Racism, Diversity & Education | Thought Leader On Race and Society | Award-Winning Author | Speaker | Latest Book: The Rona Diaries | Lawyer

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