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Finding Fellowship After the Charleston Church Massacre

A Quaker is led to act in solidarity with the black community after the Charleston church shooting.

T. Hamboyan Harrison is a white-presenting member of Third Haven Meeting in Easton, Md., who blogs at lightandlotus.wordpress.com. She is passionate about human rights, living up to our Quaker testimonies, and cats.

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Baltimore, the Time Is Now

A Baltimore Friend shares her first-hand experience and perspective from the city’s unrest.

Sarah Bur became a convinced Friend as a teenager. A member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md., she currently serves as clerk for Chesapeake Quarterly Meeting. She is a registered nurse who oversees the Federal Bureau of Prisons infection prevention and control program.

Posted in: June/July 2015, The FJ Blog

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Japanese American Quakers Among Thousands Protesting Auction of Art from WWII Internment Camps

An online petition is gathering support to stop the auction slated for the morning of Friday, April 17.

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60th Anniversary: Worship Sharing Comes to Friends

From the FJ archives.

Posted in: April 2015, The FJ Blog

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Quakers Doing Lent?

A daily reflection offered by William Penn House.

Brad Ogilvie is the program coordinator at William Penn House in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: March 2015, The FJ Blog

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Reflections on Hold These Truths, a Play about Gordon Hirabayashi

Hirabayashi was a Japanese American Quaker who refused internment during World War II.

Sara Waxman is the advertising and marketing manager at Friends Journal. Prior to coming to Friends Journal, Sara worked for People’s Light and Theatre, Theatre Exile, and Brat Productions. She is an active member of the Philadelphia theatre community.

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60th Anniversary, March 2015

Reporting on Civil Rights in the 1950s and early 1960s.

Posted in: March 2015, The FJ Blog

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Reflections on Selma: What Quakers Were Saying in 1965

Commentary about Selma from the Friends Journal archives

Gail Whiffen Coyle is associate editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: From the Archives, The FJ Blog

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New Year’s top five: The most popular articles of 2014

The top five most-read articles of 2014.

Posted in: The FJ Blog, Unfeatured

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12 Years a Slave: A Reflection

“White Narcissim” author Ron McDonald writes about the classic slave narrative and what it still reveals to us.

Ron McDonald is a pastoral counselor in private practice at Memphis (Tenn.) Meeting and with the Church Health Center, both in Memphis. He is an adjunct professor of pastoral care at Memphis Theological Seminary. He is also a folksinger, storyteller, and part of a contra-dance band named the EarthQuakers.

Posted in: September 2014, The FJ Blog

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