OHF WEEKLY, VOL. 5 NO. 9: Editor’s Letter, “The Way Forward: Race, Gender, Class and Queer Intersectionality as Survival,” and a quote by Lizzo.
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An address by Max S. Gordon given at Union College for LGBTQ Pride, Schenectady, New York, April 19, 2018
OHF WEEKLY, VOL 4 NO 28: Stephen Matlock on making allyship a reality; Sherry Kappel on supporting Black People through thick and thin; and Madison Pattin on helping white people discuss racism with family and friends.
In an industry that empowered only white men, Betty White stood up for racial equity
We need to remember everyone is trying to figure out this life. Everyone has challenges. Everyone struggles. Everyone is simply human
James Baldwin was under no illusion about America. He saw the good and the evil. The answer doesn’t lie in fixing Black people. Baldwin knew this when he told his nephew, “We cannot be free until they are free.”
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
What you loved was the cruelty. The meanness, the spite, the ability to say whatever you wanted, to hurt anyone you wanted
White too long is the inability to recognize that the system is rigged and its leaders, past and present, are the ones who rigged it
This article is about those who don’t acknowledge systemic racism—those who may admit that America had a racist past but believe that racism ended long ago.
It’s been a helluva week or two in America (not that most of them aren’t, these days). Just as I was getting my wits together enough to write about Ahmaud Arbery’s murder, we learned about Breonna Taylor getting shot to death.
if you still don’t understand what Black people are going through in these United States, there’s only one reason: you don’t want to.