VOLUME 4 NUMBER 40: Now the hard part begins, rebuilding.
OHF Weekly Editor-in-Chief and Our Human Family Founder. Artist, author, accidental activist. Love one another.
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...
And she inspired the world to do the same.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 32: The ugly side of “allyship”; remembering Nichelle Nichols, Bill Russell, James Baldwin, and a quote by Toni Morrison.
I was never a sports fan, let alone a big basketball fan, but I knew of Bill Russell. How could anyone not know he was a multiple NBA champion?
She was one of us, the incarnation of the beauty, intelligence, and poise we Black folks saw in our mothers, sisters, aunts, and cousins. Nichols represented all that society denied Black women could be.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 31: Honoring the father of Orlando’s civil rights movement, Father Nelson Pinder; why it’s never too late to pursue your dreams; and Madison Pattin on the ongoing work of antiracism.
For Black People, Indigenous People, and People of Color, there’s a world of folks anticipating our failure. We don’t need to be one of them. Here’s a little something to hopefully prop you up and help you on your way.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 29: Clay Rivers on fireworks in Orlando before the fireworks show and a tribute to an LGBTQ icon.
I will always remember my friend with red hair—not because of his red hair, or because he could be the most infuriating person I ever knew at times, or even because he was the first gay activist I ever knew; but because he is part of the reason I’m a whole person.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 25: On the nature of cake and convictions; the origins of America’s mass shootings; the sixth anniversary of the Pulse shooting; the origins of Juneteenth; and a special shout-out to just about everyone’s first hero—dad.
June 12 marks the sixth anniversary of the night hate came to Orlando and murdered forty-nine people out for a night of fun. June 12, 2022, marks the sixth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre.