Amid the hate-filled speech made manifest in cruelty, psychological and emotional trauma, and even murder, we know people can change. People can change: 1. When they know change is possible. 2. When they want to change. 3. When they know how to change.
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VOLUME 4 NUMBER 47: The problems with fairy tale versions of American history, Giving Tuesday + OHF, Cyber Monday deal on OHF Magazine, and a quote by Lena Horne.
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Celebrating Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison and all Black women with a mix of compelling writing and beautiful imagery.
VOLUME 4 NUMBR 41: We’re moving!
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 40: Now the hard part begins, rebuilding.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 39: Sherry Kappel on why we show up to vote; Michael Greiner on two separate strategies politicians and the superrich know that you should know, too; and a quote by Coretta Scott King
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 38: “I Want a Masculinity Without Violence,” “The PhD in Racism Black People Receive from This Country,” and “The Complicated Reactions to Queen Elizabeth’s Death,” and a quote by A. Philip Randolph.
What makes some folks think it’s acceptable to treat Black people with contempt ranging from the veiled to the brazenly naked? And why do other folks treat us as the peers we are? You know, with genuine conviviality and all? After living in Black skin every day for well...
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 37: Clay Rivers on racism masking itself as fandom; the Jesse Wilson’s OHF Family Tree interview, Sylvia Wohlfarth’s award-winning “Down the Rabbit Hole,” and a quote from former First Lady Michelle Obama.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 36: Clay Rivers on finding empathy when he least expected, Sabrina Bryant reveals Black women’s integral role in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, Charles Estacious White’s award-winning “The Tale of Arthur Delacroix,” and a quote by MLK Jr.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 35: Sherry Kappel on the ways we form our identity and how racism negatively impacts that development; William Spivey with a retrospect about Black Americans’ ongoing fight to secure voting rights; Clay Rivers on nurturing advocacy in others; and an inspiring quote by Simone Biles.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 34: Clay Rivers on best practices for talking about race; Stephen Matlock on how actions not intentions matter when harm is inflicted on BIPOC; Kim McCaul on the difficulty white people have in seeing their racism, and announcing Lecia Michelle’s new book The White Allies Handbook.