The only race massacre in American history I learned about in K-12 school was of the slaughter of white soldiers. We were also taught about the Trail of Tears, though in retrospect, it seems our history classes spent as much time on that one event as on all the centuries of slavery itself.
Glenn Rocess is retired Navy, has traveled five continents, and worn many hats. Most importantly, he is a dad, a husband of twenty-eight years, and fears nothing except his wife’s guilt trips.
OHF WEEKLY, VOL 4 NO 26: Sherry Kappel on Black Music Appreciation Month; Glenn Rocess on shedding unfounded assumptions about LGBTQ people after a visit to P-Town; and Brian Mack on the “T” in LGBTQ.
OHF Writer Glenn Rocess sees some of his long-held assumptions about gay people wither and die on their prejudicial vine during a day-trip to P-Town with his wife.
OHF WEEKLY, VOL 4 NO 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.
How did we reach this point where mass shootings have become commonplace? Those of us who are older remember a time long before Columbine, when school shootings were simply unheard of. What changed? As with so many of our nation’s shortcomings, it begins with racism.
OHF WEEKLY, VOL 4 NO 21: Clay Rivers on another mass murder of Black people; Glenn Rocess on white supremacy's last hurrah; William Spivey on the intertwined nature of freedom.
OHF WEEKLY, VOL 4 NO 3: Glenn Rocess’ OHF Family Tree interview in which he explains how leaving racism meant leaving his family and the rippling effects of Sidney Poitier’s inspiring and transcendent life
Let’s objectively examine Critical Race Theory and reasons why traditional conservatives should heartily support it
Every society must work to give the poor a real opportunity to rise out of poverty
Those traitors fought to preserve their “right” to own men, women, and children as property, and to do with those enslaved people as they would, up to and including rape and murder.
Simply telling white people “you can’t say that” is insufficient. The issue needs to be explained in a way white folks can understand and accept
If white racists define victory as remaining socioeconomically dominant in the foreseeable future, then they’ve already lost the war. They just don’t know it yet