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HIDDEN BLACK HISTORY

The Coup Attempt That Didn’t Fail

The Wilmington Coup of 1898, America’s only successful overthrow of an elected government, has eerie parallels to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol

The remains of the office of the Wilmington Daily Record, Wilmington’s Black-owned newspaper, after its destruction by a mob of White supremacists in the Wilmington coup and massacre, November 10, 1898. Image: Wikipedia Commons

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does often rhyme.” ~Mark Twain, American author and…

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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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