VOLUME 4 NUMBER 38: “I Want a Masculinity Without Violence,” “The PhD in Racism Black People Receive from This Country,” and “The Complicated Reactions to Queen Elizabeth’s Death,” and a quote by A. Philip Randolph.
What makes some folks think it’s acceptable to treat Black people with contempt ranging from the veiled to the brazenly naked? And why do other folks treat us as the peers we are? You know, with genuine conviviality and all? After living in Black skin every day for well...
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 37: Clay Rivers on racism masking itself as fandom; the Jesse Wilson’s OHF Family Tree interview, Sylvia Wohlfarth’s award-winning “Down the Rabbit Hole,” and a quote from former First Lady Michelle Obama.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 34: Clay Rivers on best practices for talking about race; Stephen Matlock on how actions not intentions matter when harm is inflicted on BIPOC; Kim McCaul on the difficulty white people have in seeing their racism, and announcing Lecia Michelle’s new book The White Allies Handbook.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 33: Clay Rivers asks “Exactly How Much Hatred Is Enough?”; Peter Faur on St. Louis’ residual Jim Crow racism; all hail, the Queen of Soul; Sherry Kappel’s wake-up call for would-be allies; and a quote by bell hooks.
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.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 31: Honoring the father of Orlando’s civil rights movement, Father Nelson Pinder; why it’s never too late to pursue your dreams; and Madison Pattin on the ongoing work of antiracism.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 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.
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 22: Stephen Matlock on Buffalo and the work of justice; Consuelo G. Flores on creating an inclusive and diverse future; a call to action by Clay Rivers; and the ongoing work of antiracism by Madison Pattin
VOLUME 4 NUMBER 18: Clay Rivers, John Metta, Michael Greiner, and Rebecca Hyman tackle love in Christianity, surviving and thriving as a Black person in white America, the benefits of restorative justice, and the origins of whiteness
Shame has a bad reputation. It may be just what we need to inspire us to take practical actions to undo racism and other systemic inequities