Friends visiting Standing Rock: “Will it become yet another instance of invasion and destruction of an indigenous community or will this gathering of spirit serve as a pivot point for how we all relate to the natural world? What role do Friends have in this historic event?”
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Shelley Tanenbaum is the general secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness, on the board of Quaker Institute for the Future, and a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif.
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With the election of Donald J Trump as the next president of the United States, we bring you a repeat of the video interview with Friends Marge Abbott and Noah Baker Merrill, “Why Do Quakers Care About Politics?”
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Around the web and within Friends organizations and communities, Quakers are responding to the tragic news of a mass shooting that occurred early morning on Sunday, June 12, at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Friends Journal sees its role as an amplifier of these Quaker voices. Please let us know of other statements […]
We’ve been sharing our most-read articles of 2015 on Facebook and Twitter. Here is the full list. #5 Baltimore, the Time Is Now Sarah Bur gave us a dramatic first-hand account from Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. Originally published online on May 6 and reprinted in our June/July 2015 print issue. #4 […]
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.
Posted in: September 2015, The FJ Blog
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
An online petition is gathering support to stop the auction slated for the morning of Friday, April 17.
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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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