Quantcast
barnegat1

Weathering the Windfall Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Friends at Barnegat (N.J.) Meeting for their winning submission in our Weathering the Windfall contest.


Posted in: The FJ Blog
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
FJ-2017-03-cover-400x

March full issue access

Members can download the full PDF or read any article online. 🔒

Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

Continuing Work

Our introduction to the March 2017 issue on Race and Anti-Racism.

Martin Kelley is the senior editor of聽Friends Journal.


Posted in: Among Friends, Race and Anti-Racism
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }

Forum, March 2017

Letters from our readers. Discussions on peak experiences, picking business partners, beliefs and practices of Friends, teaching in non-Quaker schools, and the agendas of terrorists. 🔒

Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
漏 Kathy Barnhart

Stumbling Forward toward Racial Justice among Friends

Two Friends share their stories of growing up in a race-defined world and how they’ve been led to work for change.

Lucy Duncan serves American Friends Service Committee as director of Friends Relations and is a storyteller and member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Noah White is an adjunct professor at Temple University in the College of Public Health. He loves a challenge and the thrill of competition. He also enjoys helping others attain their kinesthetic goals.

 


Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
Continue ReadingComments { 1 }
signe-wilkinson-swamp

God Loves Us All?

The still, small voice within tells us that any work or sacrifice without love is a waste of time.

Phil Lord is the clerk of the board of American Friends Service Committee and a founding member of the Fellowship of Friends of African Descent. He currently serves as the executive director of a service and advocacy organization that works on behalf of low-income tenants.


Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
Continue ReadingComments { 4 }
nmaahc

Our Drop in the Wave of Liberation

A visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. 🔒

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on the Peace and Social Concerns Committee and Growing Diverse Leadership Committee of Baltimore Yearly Meeting. She is a member of Sandy Spring Friends School鈥檚 board of trustees, the DC Peace Team, and the Quaker Palestine鈥揑srael Network.


Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
Memorial service at Abington Meeting. 漏 Tricia Coscia.

Honoring Those Known Only to God

A group of Friends hopes to identify North American Quaker burial grounds that hold remains of African American men, women, and children.

Current committee members for Honoring Those Known Only To God are from Alaska, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.聽You can visit the Honoring Project’s YouTube channel at聽http://bit.ly/YouTubeHonoringProjUGRR聽or email them at聽[email protected].

  • Avis Wanda McClinton, Upper Dublin (Pa.)聽Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
  • Joe Coscia and Tricia Coscia, Yardley (Pa.)聽Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
  • Linda Lotz, Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
  • Elizabeth (Liz) Oppenheimer, Laughing Waters Friends Preparative Meeting聽(Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.), 聽Iowa Yearly Meeting Conservative.
  • Sarah Yvonne Blackburn Kehoe, Chena Ridge Friends Meeting (Fairbanks, Alaska), Alaska Friends Conference.
  • Tom Grabe, Germantown Meeting (Philadelphia, Pa.). Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

 

Update: This list has been revised to include the names and monthly and yearly affiliations of members of the committee.


Posted in: Race and Anti-Racism, The FJ Blog
Continue ReadingComments { 8 }
laundry

Laundry

FJ Poetry: “Folding fitted sheets / is an origami of / the linen closet.”

Alane Cameron Miles lives in Richmond, Va.


Posted in: Poetry, Race and Anti-Racism
Continue ReadingComments { 0 }
Logo Header Menu