Momentum
Published in

Momentum

“We had a Rainbow Coalition, and the beauty about that is… Chairman Hampton recognized the fact that we could not talk about class struggle without talking about racism.”

Jose “Cha Cha” Jimenez recalled the late Black Panther, community organizer, and anti-racist activist, Fred Hampton, in a 2019 Teen Vogue interview.

Jimenez was involved in one of several ethnic organizations joined under the banner of Hampton’s multiracial alliance, the Rainbow Coalition, which sought to resist police brutality and systemic abuses…

--

--

--

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.

Recommended from Medium

More Trouble with Google

How A Teenager With Asperger’s Became A World-Class Leader

Five Minute Polemic no. 2: The Nonbinary Question

Queens Man Evicted Over Name Error

Are we okay with abandoning victims, if the accused is charismatic and well-liked?

You Saw the Looting, You Saw the Rioting, You didn't See the Other 93%

This happened to a friend

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Kelli María Korducki

Kelli María Korducki

Writer, editor. This is where I post about ideas, strategies, and the joys of making an NYC-viable living as a self-employed creative.

More from Medium

How Beethoven & Kid Cudi’s Choice Influenced Music & Changed Our Lives.

For bullied teens, online school offered a safe haven

Fifteen Minutes with Wallace Shawn on Woody Allen, What’s Wrong with American Films, and the Power…

Big Brother Is… Teaching You?