OHF WEEKLY, VOL 5 NO 5: Editor’s Letter, “With Biases, You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know,” “Write with Us,” “OHF + Mastodon,” and a quote by Nelson Mandela.
The Morgan Freeman character that Dr. King has become allows the narrative to center around white people overcoming racism.
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.
OHF WEEKLY, VOL 4 NO 43: Thoughts on America’s rush to return to the past; an exploration of the ways dominant groups portray themselves as heroes in historical narratives; OHF Magazine, No. 3: The Many Lives of Toni Morrison; and an invitation write with us.
OHF WEEKLY, VOL 4 NO 27: Our Human Family, the SCOTUS, and Roe; Frederick Douglass’s 1852 assessment of July 4th’s meaning to the enslaved; Michael Greiner on a favorite strategy of the rich; and Ben Lane on the national anthem, Lady Liberty, and more.
The text of abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman Frederick Douglass’s July 5, 1852, speech in his hometown of Rochester, New York.