Our writers develop their stories from their unique experiences, gifts, talents, and perspectives. Part of what makes them so appealing is that it takes a special kind of person to want to write around the themes of racial equity, allyship, and inclusion. Especially today.
The OHF Weekly Editorsfrom US ∙ 127 posts
The Editors of the online publication OHF Weekly: Clay Rivers and Sherry Kappel. Love one another.
Clay Riversfrom Orlando ∙ 80 posts
OHF Weekly Editor-in-Chief and Our Human Family Founder. Artist, author, accidental activist. Love one another.
Sherry Kappelfrom Raleigh, NC ∙ 34 posts
OHF Weekly Managing Editor, poet, essayist, and Univ of Pittsburgh MFA graduate. Sherry looks for the best in people and is driven in life and her writing by empathy. She loves her family and running.
stephen matlockfrom Seattle WA ∙ 20 posts
stephen matlock, a part-time author and gardener in the Pacific Northwest often overwhelmed by both words and weeds, has been writing about his journey into inclusion and diversity for a dozen years.
William Spiveyfrom Orlando, Florida ∙ 16 posts
William Spivey, a Fisk University alum, writes on politics, history, and race to educate those who have been misled on these matters. Sometimes he might mock a politician. Spivey is fluent in sarcasm.
Michael Greinerfrom Detroit, Michigan ∙ 14 posts
Dr. Michael Greiner has worked in politics, in government, and as a lawyer. Now, he teaches, researches and writes about the intersection of politics, government, economics and the law.
Jesse Wilsonfrom Northamptonshire, England ∙ 13 posts
Jesse Wilson is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer now IT professional with a late passion for and love of writing. His work has appeared in the "Fieldnotes on Allyship" anthology.
Glenn Rocessfrom Seattle ∙ 13 posts
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.
Sabrina Bryantfrom Chicago ∙ 13 posts
Sabrina is an avid reader of all genres. When she’s not reading or writing, she can be found discussing anime with her teenager, crafting with her preschooler, or watching movies with her husband.
Sylvia Wohlfarthfrom Cork, Ireland ∙ 10 posts
Half-Irish, half-Nigerian, Sylvia is a social anthropologist and English teacher in Ireland. Her creative nonfiction writing and poetry focuses on social injustice, and initiating change.
Rebecca Hymanfrom Portland, Oregon ∙ 8 posts
Rebecca Hyman is a therapist, writer, and trainer. She writes about mental health, white supremacy, patriarchy and social change.
Dan Hislopfrom Santa Barbara, California ∙ 7 posts
Dan Hislop lives and writes on unbundled faith, parenting without controlling, social injustice and art. Day job: data nerd.
Madison Pattinfrom Chicago ∙ 6 posts
I am a scholar, writer, and lifelong learner of various topics, but am most passionate about racial justice. I love to read, and memoirs are my favorite. I also have two rescue dogs I love!
Erik Deckersfrom Oviedo, Florida ∙ 6 posts
Erik Deckers is a professional writer and co-author of four social media books. He published his first humor novel, Mackinac Island Nation, in 2019 and has been a newspaper humor columnist since 1994.
Carol Spiveyfrom Florida ∙ 6 posts
Hot, cold, coming, going—I am Carol. Pick you up and lay you down in the same breath, that’s the Baltimore in me. Eclectic topics and not afraid to share.
Charles Estacious White5 posts
Charles Estacious White is originally from New Orleans. He writes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. He is married with three kids and teaches English at the local juvenile detention center.
Marley K5 posts
Marley K writes articles that balance information mixed with hard truths in understanding and dismantling white supremacy; and focus on anti-racism, politics, policy, life lessons, and current events.
Lecia Michellefrom New Orleans ∙ 5 posts
Womanist. Founder of “Real Talk: WOC and Allies.” Author of “The White Allies Handbook” (Summer 2022) with Kensington Books. Repped by Stonesong.
Terra Kestrelfrom 62 West Wallaby St., The Shire ∙ 5 posts
Unassuming hobbit living in a Midori notebook with a pet fountain pen.
Consuelo G. Floresfrom Los Angeles ∙ 3 posts
The youngest of ten siblings in a Mexican immigrant family, Consuelo is a Legacy Artist of Self Help Graphics & Art in East L.A., and a former director in SAG-AFTRA’s Equity & Inclusion Department.
Kim McCaulfrom Australia ∙ 3 posts
Social anthropologist, mediator and writer with a strong desire to build bridges between people and cultures.
Peter Faurfrom Phoenix, Arizona ∙ 3 posts
Peter Faur holds a bachelor’s degree in education and master’s degrees in journalism and business administration. He looks forward to the day America finally overcomes its deeply rooted racism.
Scott Willisfrom New York ∙ 3 posts
Occasionally too talkative. Sometimes Broadway actor. Frequent national tour performer. Often world traveler. Always a seeker of God in the most intimate and outrageous of life’s circumstances.
Zhivi Williamsfrom Charlotte ∙ 2 posts
Wife, mom, grandma, lover of health, wellness, and fitness. DEI, DEIJ, business owner, Christian, leader, motivator, supporter. ’70s baby (1973). From the Windy City, now in the Queen City.
James Finnfrom rural Michigan ∙ 2 posts
James Finn is an LA Blade columnist, former Air Force intelligence analyst, Queer Nation and Act Up NY alumnus, and an agented novelist. He lives in Michigan with an English Pointer and a small cat.
Max S. Gordonfrom New York ∙ 2 posts
Max S. Gordon is a writer and activist. His work has appeared in on-line and print magazines in the U.S. and internationally.
Elwood Watson, PhDfrom Tennessee ∙ 2 posts
Elwood Watson, Ph.D. is a professor of History, Black Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Popular Culture at East Tennessee State University.
Christienne Leigh Hinzfrom Bethalto ∙ 2 posts
Gardener, beekeeper, fiber artist and professor of Japanese history. Lover of the written word.
Catherine L. Pugh, Esq.from Not fixed, unfortunately. ∙ 2 posts
Private Counsel. Former: DOJ-CRT, Special Litigation Section; Public Defender; Adjunct Professor (law school & undergrad). Specialties: Police Misconduct; Race & Law Intersection; Race Abuse.
Ben Lane2 posts
A disciple of Jesus Christ and an Episcopal musician for forty years, spiritually guided by respect for humanity and all creation.
Brian Mack2 posts
“My pen isn't afraid to speak the truth” —Marsha Ambrosius
Emily Cashourfrom Oakland ∙ 1 post
As an author and activist, Emily is dedicated to promoting awareness of the diverse experience of identity. She considers storytelling the ultimate equalizer.
Indira Reddyfrom Chenai, India ∙ 1 post
Indira Reddy writes poems and stories spanning mental health, societal issues, fantasy and relationships. Her work can be found in many publications here on Medium and in her own pub, Paro.
Jen Whitneyfrom Austin, Texas ∙ 1 post
At 50, Jen is exploring and expanding what’s possible as a partner, mother to 3 teens, daughter, ally, corporate director at an asset management firm, and truth dweller writing, naked on the page.
Ré Harrisfrom Chicago, Illinois ∙ 1 post
Muser, Writer ~ practicing storytelling like Hendrix did guitar.
Arturo Dominguezfrom Houston ∙ 1 post
Arturo is a political nerd, an author, journalist, advocate for social justice, and a married father of three. He contributes regularly to news media outlets about systemic racism and white supremacy.
Drew Downsfrom Terre Haute, Indiana ∙ 1 post
Episcopal priest, blogger, and communicator of hope. Drew helps people make sense of their world.
Erika Burkhalterfrom Santa Ana, California ∙ 1 post
Erika Burkhalter is a yogi, neurophilosopher, cat-mom, photographer, writer, & lover of travel and nature, spreading her love & amazement for Mother Earth's glories. (MS Neuropsych., MA Yoga Studies)
Tasneem Kagalwallafrom Lake Dallas, Texas ∙ 1 post
Tasneem Kagalwalla is a certified Life Coach & has a poetry book Windows of Reflection. She specializes in Mental Health & Relationship Coaching & believes that you are everything you choose to be.
Jef Littlejohnfrom Oklahoma ∙ 1 post
You are likely to find this Chicago born woman writing poetry near her back french doors. Watching a menagerie with wings in an Oklahoma garden, hoping, against its nature, today the cat might behave.
Melanie Johnsonfrom Ocoee, Florida ∙ 1 post
Former accountant, but I prefer words to numbers because I write to inspire humanity. Lover of nature and I enjoy writing Haiku poetry.
Jack Herlockerfrom York, Pennsylvania ∙ 1 post
Husband. Retire IT person. Former Navy officer.
D Abbohfrom London ∙ 1 post
D Abboh is a poet, mother of sons, and freelance editorial professional based in London, United Kingdom. Find her composing sentences, pursuing clarity, and writing her first book.
Tremaine L. Loadholtfrom Winston-Salem, North Carolina ∙ 1 post
Tremaine L. Loadholt is a writer in North Carolina. Her work is published in various literary magazines, anthologies, and journals. “I am more than breath & bones . . . I am nectar in waiting.”