OHF WEEKLY, VOL. 5 NO. 16: Editor’s Letter, “You Can Know Me” by Christienne Leigh Hinz, and a quote by Michelle Obama.
OHF WEEKLY, Vol. 5 No. 15: Editor’s Letter, “Gun Violence in America, the NRA, and Racism,” “The Relevance of Politics,” and a quote by Alice Walker.
OHF WEEKLY, VOL 4 NO 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 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.
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.