In the first of this two-part series, Peter Faur shares early experiences with racism, the effects of the 1949 Fairground Park riot, and other events that have defined and delineated countless lives in St. Louis.
Peter Faur on how feeling smug about understanding racial issues is not being honest with oneself, and he shares his tips forconfronting one’s prejudices and fears.
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 30: Sherry Kappel on the people behind the headlines and hashtags; Jesse Wilson on the elusiveness of racial equality; and William Spivey on the difficulty in acknowledging systemic racism.
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.
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.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 12: All who journey to equality follow the same principle: the humanity they see in themselves is identical to that in someone else
We need to remember everyone is trying to figure out this life. Everyone has challenges. Everyone struggles. Everyone is simply human
You never know what mark your opportunities may lead you to make
To me, Pride means defiance against those who would say we’re anything less than human. It means rebellion against the status quo
Laws are merely a comfortable curtain around what we think and how we behave.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg appeared to be the archetype for the modern woman. Enter patriarchy