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OUR HUMAN FAMILY exists as a safe digital space for respectful and thoughtful conversations on the beliefs and actions that both inhibit and facilitate equality for all in America.

Editors
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Clay Rivers
Author, art director, actor, and optimist. I write about equality, faith, and racism. Let’s chat over espresso. Books: https://books2read.com/b/walkingtall
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Our Human Family
The editors of OUR HUMAN FAMILY. “We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike.” –Maya Angelou
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alto
Flight paramedic turned MFA creative non fiction grad. HIV researcher. ENFP. Poetry, memoir, intersectionality, photography, art, dogs. https://allanrae.com
Writers
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Biko Mandela Gray
Assistant professor of American Religion. #blackwords matter. cash app: $bikogray
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Glenn Rocess
Retired Navy. Inveterate contrarian. If I haven’t done it, I’ve usually done something close.
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Sam McKenzie Jr.
I combat racism and whiteness with verbicide and literary devices. https://www.patreon.com/SamMcKenzieJr | http://ko-fi.com/sammc
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Joel Leon.
dad. copywriter @taylorstrategy . book-writer. storyteller. recovering rapper. bit.ly/JoelsBooks
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stephen matlock
Writer and observer, sometimes doer. Fiat justitia ruat cælum. More at stephenmatlock.com
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Ré Harris
Muser, Writer ~ practicing storytelling like Hendrix did guitar.
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Lecia Michelle 📃
I'm a black woman, a writer, poet and activist. I hope to one day put my stories into a book. Twitter:@LeciaMichelle
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Ezinne Ukoha
Juggling Wordsmith. I have a lot to say, so bear with me. https://medium.com/membership
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Violet DeTorres
The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House // " When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time" --Maya Angelou
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Terry Olson
Chief Arts Instigator with Orange County since 2001 when he was hired to create the department overseeing the county’s investment in arts and culture.
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John Metta
An unassuming hobbit who lives in a notebook with a pet fountain pen. Proud member of House Hufflepuff. Music maker, dreamer of dreams. http://johnmetta.com
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alto
Flight paramedic turned MFA creative non fiction grad. HIV researcher. ENFP. Poetry, memoir, intersectionality, photography, art, dogs. https://allanrae.com
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Emily Cashour
24 year old writer & graduate student, passionate about storytelling as a great equalizer. Email:egcashour@gmail.com. I’d love to hear from you!!
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Max S. Gordon
Max S. Gordon is a writer and activist. His work has appeared in on-line sites and print magazines in the U.S. and internationally.
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Sherry Kappel
Looking for the Kind in Humankind. Heart currently Code Blue.
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Shelby Fielding
Nerd-Extraordinaire, Self-Admitted Snob, and Looking for Ways to Tell My Stories.
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neetha
The girl with the unpopular opinions people hate to hear.
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Cynthia Dagnal-Myron
Award-winning former features reporter for the Chicago Sun Times and Arizona Daily Star, HuffPo contributor and author.
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James Finn
Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com
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Tim Wise
I’m an antiracism educator/author. I Facebook & tweet @timjacobwise, podcast at Speak Out With Tim Wise & post bonus content at patreon.com/speakoutwithtimwise
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Tre L. Loadholt
I am more than breath & bones. I am nectar in waiting. •https://acorneredgurl.com
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Thaddeus Howze
Author | Editor | Futurist | Activist | Tech Humanist | http://bit.ly/thowzebio |http://bit.ly/thpatreon
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miranda deely
mid 40's culture and style maven, downton abbey watcher, stage actress, proud feminist, anti-racist & GLBTQ ally, @mirandadeely
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Aaska Aejaz
I write from my heart because I believe heart contacts directly from the hearts! I contribute my part in spreading humanity, love, and Peace!
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Dan Hislop
Grateful for such cool water, I’m adding my own voice to the world’s pool — ripple or no — because the act of creation itself is healing. www.weekendswell.com
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Drew Downs
Looking for meaning in religion, culture, and politics.
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Ben Lane
A disciple of Jesus Christ and an Episcopal musician for 40 years, spiritually guided by respect for humanity and all creation.
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Jeremiah Blue
Nonfiction, memoir, essay: mental health, antiracism, culture, identity, religion. Storytelling with compassion — towards ourselves & others | IG: jeremiahsblue
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Michael Greiner
Mike is an Assistant Professor of Management for Legal and Ethical Studies at Oakland U. Mike combines his scholarship with practical experience in politics.
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Sabrina Bryant
I'm a wife and mom struggling to find & become my best self. I share my struggles in hopes of helping myself and others in this growth process called life.
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Laura Marie
Writer. Teacher. Obsessed with Secret Clubs.
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Marley K.
Trying to make sense of the senseless. Teller of truth. I have opinions. I’m a Southern Raceologist. Lover of the living. I like coffee: www.ko-fi.com/marleyk
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Robin Pendoley
Social impact educator, with expertise in international development, higher education, and the disconnect between good intentions and meaningful outcomes.
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Whit Easton
I wrote my way out of the closet and I won’t stop talking about it. 🌈
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Adam, Diabetic Cyborg
Stoic Optimist, Mental Health/health advocate, dog lover, Historian, disabled blogger-vlogger w/ MDD, Type1 Diabetes, SPMS, CSM https://linktr.ee/diabeticcyborg
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Quasimodo
No woman ever murdered her husband while he was washing the dishes
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Charlotte Franklin
An occasional pearl of wisdom from a craggy chunk of sand.
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Jack Herlocker
Husband & developer, tech writer & IT geek. I fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.
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Eric Griggs
Juxtaposeur, technical analyst, process engineer, poet wordsmith, INTJ, Anansi, MBTI certified practitioner & team-builder, certifiable fabulist & Uppity Queer™
Go to the profile of Mark Pettibone
Mark Pettibone
Researcher. Writer. Into workplace democracy, affordable housing, ecosocialism, and just public policy.