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OHF Weekly

OHF WEEKLY: Vol. 3 No. 16

In This Issue: The Editor’s Letter, The Ongoing Work of Antiracism, The LGBTQ Seat at Christ’s Table, the Invisible Scars of Microaggressions, Support OHF Weekly, and Final Thoughts ...

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Clay Rivers

The LGBTQ Seat at Christ’s Table

It’s June. And time for LGBTQ Pride celebrations around the world. What follows is an essay I wrote to an overlooked segment of the LGBTQ community: LGBTQ Christians or rather LGBTQ ex-Christians ...

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Madison Pattin

The Ongoing Work of Antiracism

When it comes to the work of antiracism, many ask themselves, “How much is enough? What are the quantitative means by which I can track my progress? Is there a finish line as an antiracist?” This article addresses these questions ...

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OHF WEEKLY: Vol. 3 No. 15

In This Issue: The essence of allyship, the nuts and bolts of voting rights in America, and the motivation behind all politicians. Clue: It’s not money ...

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William Spivey

The Right to Vote in America

For much of American history, voting has been a life and death proposition for Black people. Let’s revisit some of that history lest we forget what it took to get where we are and why we’re still fighting for the right to vote ...

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Clay Rivers

A Year to the Day

These tragedies are emblematic of the Black experience in America. The stone-cold nonchalance and frequency with which these acts of anti-Black hatred occur never cease to shake decent people to our core ...

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OHF WEEKLY: Vol. 3 No. 14A

In This Issue: “The Equal People 2021 Wrap-Up,” 11 poems from the week, a legacy article by William Spivey, “A Fond Farewell to a Member of Our Human Family,” and something for your upcoming week ...

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Indira Reddy

Arise

Amorphous are the lines of humanity, the core remains constant. Although the past was mired in ignorance, we now have access to the knowledge that offers us a shared humanity and its joys ...

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Erika Burkhalter

When Hope and History Rhyme

For too long, America has traveled a dark path—but Amanda Gorman shone a beacon on the proverbial path less taken. Her words are opening our eyes and minds to a better way to be ...

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Estacious

A Nation Bruised

All too often, our country leaves us black and blue. But no matter the injury, we have to keep fighting and love can deliver a knockout punch if we simply give it the chance ...

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D Abboh

Daring to Hope

Holding on from here to there; between light and dark days…is hope enough or should we even sing that hymn when our days are too often exhausting, broken and breathless? ...

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Jack Herlocker

Only When

What will it take to make white people see all the injustices in our “justice” system? Must a person experience something to understand how wrong it is? Will that ever happen? ...

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