Our writers develop their stories from their unique experiences, gifts, talents, and perspectives. Part of what makes them so appealing is that it takes a special kind of person to want to write around the themes of racial equity, allyship, and inclusion. Especially today.
The Editors of the online publication OHF Weekly: Clay Rivers, Stephen Matlock, and Sherry Kappel. Love one another.
OHF Weekly Editor-in-Chief and Our Human Family Founder. Artist, author, accidental activist. Love one another.
Sherry Kappel is a poet, essayist, and Univ of Pittsburgh MFA graduate. She looks for the best in people and is driven in her writing and in life by empathy. She loves her family and running.
stephen matlock, a part-time author and gardener in the Pacific Northwest often overwhelmed by both words and weeds, has been writing about his journey into inclusion and diversity for a dozen years.
William Spivey, a Fisk University alum, writes on politics, history, and race to educate those who have been misled on these matters. Sometimes he might mock a politician. Spivey is fluent in sarcasm.
Glenn Rocess is retired Navy, has traveled five continents, and worn many hats. Most importantly, he is a dad, a husband of twenty-eight years, and fears nothing except his wife’s guilt trips.
Dr. Michael Greiner has worked in politics, in government, and as a lawyer. Now, he teaches, researches and writes about the intersection of politics, government, economics and the law.
Sabrina is an avid reader of all genres. When she’s not reading or writing, she can be found discussing anime with her teenager, crafting with her preschooler, or watching movies with her husband.
Half-Irish, half-Nigerian, Sylvia is a social anthropologist and English teacher in Ireland. Her creative nonfiction writing and poetry focuses on social injustice, and initiating change.
Jesse Wilson is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer now IT professional with a late passion for and love of writing. His work has appeared in the "Fieldnotes on Allyship" anthology.
Rebecca Hyman is a therapist, writer, and trainer. She writes about mental health, white supremacy, patriarchy and social change.
Erik Deckers is a professional writer and co-author of four social media books. He published his first humor novel, Mackinac Island Nation, in 2019 and has been a newspaper humor columnist since 1994.
Dan Hislop lives and writes on unbundled faith, parenting without controlling, social injustice and art. Day job: data nerd.
Hot, cold, coming, going—I am Carol. Pick you up and lay you down in the same breath, that’s the Baltimore in me. Eclectic topics and not afraid to share.
Marley K writes articles that balance information mixed with hard truths in understanding and dismantling white supremacy; and focus on anti-racism, politics, policy, life lessons, and current events.
I am a scholar, writer, and lifelong learner of various topics, but am most passionate about racial justice. I love to read, and memoirs are my favorite. I also have two rescue dogs I love!
Womanist. Founder of “Real Talk: WOC and Allies.” Author of “The White Allies Handbook” (Summer 2022) with Kensington Books. Repped by Stonesong.
Charles Estacious White is originally from New Orleans. He writes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. He is married with three kids and teaches English at the local juvenile detention center.
The youngest of ten siblings in a Mexican immigrant family, Consuelo is a Legacy Artist of Self Help Graphics & Art in East L.A., and a former director in SAG-AFTRA’s Equity & Inclusion Department.
Social anthropologist, mediator and writer with a strong desire to build bridges between people and cultures.
“My pen isn't afraid to speak the truth” —Marsha Ambrosius
A disciple of Jesus Christ and an Episcopal musician for forty years, spiritually guided by respect for humanity and all creation.
Unassuming hobbit living in a Midori notebook with a pet fountain pen.
James Finn is an LA Blade columnist, former Air Force intelligence analyst, Queer Nation and Act Up NY alumnus, and an agented novelist. He lives in Michigan with an English Pointer and a small cat.
Tremaine L. Loadholt is a writer in North Carolina. Her work is published in various literary magazines, anthologies, and journals. “I am more than breath & bones . . . I am nectar in waiting.”
D Abboh is a poet, mother of sons, and freelance editorial professional based in London, United Kingdom. Find her composing sentences, pursuing clarity, and writing her first book.
Husband. Retire IT person. Former Navy officer.
Former accountant, but I prefer words to numbers because I write to inspire humanity. Lover of nature and I enjoy writing Haiku poetry.
You are likely to find this Chicago born woman writing poetry near her back french doors. Watching a menagerie with wings in an Oklahoma garden, hoping, against its nature, today the cat might behave.
Tasneem Kagalwalla is a certified Life Coach & has a poetry book Windows of Reflection. She specializes in Mental Health & Relationship Coaching & believes that you are everything you choose to be.
Erika Burkhalter is a yogi, neurophilosopher, cat-mom, photographer, writer, & lover of travel and nature, spreading her love & amazement for Mother Earth's glories. (MS Neuropsych., MA Yoga Studies)
Muser, Writer ~ practicing storytelling like Hendrix did guitar.
At 50, Jen is exploring and expanding what’s possible as a partner, mother to 3 teens, daughter, ally, corporate director at an asset management firm, and truth dweller writing, naked on the page.
Indira Reddy writes poems and stories spanning mental health, societal issues, fantasy and relationships. Her work can be found in many publications here on Medium and in her own pub, Paro.
As an author and activist, Emily is dedicated to promoting awareness of the diverse experience of identity. She considers storytelling the ultimate equalizer.