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September 2016

Pursuing Justice Requires Boldness by Nekima Levy‐Pounds
FGC Gathering Photos from Arthur Fink, Piper Lewis, and John Margerum
Equality Among Today’s Vikings by George Lakey
The Third Reconstruction by William J Barber II
Let’s Grow Together
FJ Book Reviews

Among Friends: A Quaker Community in Intervention and Recovery

An introduction to the issue.

Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Among Friends, September 2016
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Forum September 2016

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, September 2016
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End Slavery for All

Viewpoint.

John Andrew Gallery lives in Philadelphia, Pa. He can be contacted at jagphila@mac.com.

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Pursuing Justice Requires Boldness

What do you really want when you invite a person of color to the table?

Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds is a professor of law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, the founding director of the Community Justice Project, and the president of the Minneapolis chapter of the NAACP. She is a nationally recognized expert on issues of race, public policy, economic justice, and the criminal justice system.

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Quaker Bestsellers 2016

The top ten best‐selling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.

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Photo by Piper Lewis

FGC Gathering 2016 Photos

Scenes from this year’s Quaker gathering in St. Joseph, Minnesota.

Posted in: Features, September 2016
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Gathering Prayer

A prayer from the FGC Gathering

Paul Buckley lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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The Philadelphia host committee featured many representatives from Quaker organizations.

Holding Hard Truths

Good News from White Privilege Conference

Trevor Johnson was the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program. He is a member of West Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, September 2016
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Hope for the White Supremacist Within

Do we need a 12‐step program to overcome our internalized racism?

LVM Shelton, metaphysician, mathophile, and musician, taught academic philosophy until 1996, and has worked as a mental health counselor. Her ministry among Friends includes workshop offerings that nurture diverse and transformative spiritual community. She is a member of Plainfield (Vt.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, September 2016
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Knock or Not

FJ Poetry: Knock and it will open…

Alice Carlton lives in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Posted in: Poetry, September 2016
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