Momentum
Published in

Momentum

RACISM + POLITICS

Why We're Sick and Tired of People Misusing King's Words

If you don't support civil rights, it's time to keep Martin Luther King Jr.’s name out of your mouth

Birmingham police take Martin Luther King Jr., Rev Ralph Abernathy in for questioning (1962) | via Smithsonian

Ever since the federal government declared January 17th a national holiday to honor Martin Luther King Jr., many White people have misquoted his…

--

--

--

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

About Me — Vena Moore

White Kids Dropping the N-Bomb Need to Learn About Racism In School

Secrets of White Men

Sharon Osbourne is Not the Victim

12 Micro Days of Christmas

“Is This an Intersectional Space?”

Mixed views on capitalizing the ‘b’ in ‘Black’

Since When Did Pathology Have a Race/Ethnicity Attached to It?

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
Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola

More from Medium

Anti-Black Hate Crimes Are On The Rise. Why Can't We Move Past Awareness?

As Reparations Discussions For Descendants of Freedman Continue, Vultures Begin To Swarm

Mental Illness is Not an Excuse for Racism