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Why We Treat Black Elders Like Royalty in Our Community

A reflective essay honoring Black elders and ancestors

Black elders are royalty in the Black community. We listen to their stories attentively, empathize with their experiences, rejoice in their longevity, and treat them with kindness and respect because they've earned their seat at the…



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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Allison Wiltz

Womanist Scholar bylines @ Oprah Daily, Zora, GEN, Momentum, GEN, EIC Cultured, AfroSapiophile #WEOC Founder ☕️