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From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

By Keeanga鈥怸amahtta Taylor. Haymarket Books, 2016. 288 pages. $17.95/paperback; $17.99/eBook. From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga鈥怸amahtta Taylor places the [鈥

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Growing Diverse Leadership and Peace and Social Concerns committees.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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White Narcissism

Naming the present ghosts of slavery. Includes podcast and author chat video.

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: Features, September 2014
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Welcoming the Strong Black Woman among Us

The energy to appear strong and the socially imposed obligation to rise above it all can be exhausting.

Valerie Brown is a retreat leader, writer, leadership coach, and principal of Lead Smart Coaching, LLC, specializing in application and integration of mindfulness in daily life (leadsmartcoaching.com). She is ordained in the Order of Interbeing by Thich Nhat Hanh and is a member of Solebury (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
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The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys

Edited by Eddie Moore Jr., Ali Michael, and Marguerite W. Penick鈥怭arks. Corwin, 2018. 472 pages. $27.95/paperback or eBook. Some years [鈥

Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and lives at Friends House in Sandy Spring, Md. She is passionate about ending racism with a current emphasis on criminal justice reform.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
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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.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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Susanna Maendel Black

Black鈥擲usanna Maendel Black, 79, at home in Cookeville, Tenn., on August 31, 2015, surrounded by her family. Born in a [鈥

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My Inaugural Journey

My journey to the National Mall on inaugural day began many years ago. As a little black girl growing up [鈥

LauraWard Holliday is a member of Live Oak Meeting in Houston, Tex.

Posted in: Features
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Racial Purity and Dangerous Bodies: Moral Pollution, Black Lives, and the Struggle for Justice

By Rima Vesely鈥怓lad. Fortress Press, 2017. 226 pages. $34/paperback; $4.99/eBook. A couple of years ago, I visited a man I [鈥

Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting, now living happily at Friends House in Sandy Spring, Md. She volunteers with Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Friends, Peace, and Justice in Baltimore

Weekly vigils against war and for peace find a new focus for Baltimore Friends after the 2015 death of Freddie [鈥

Kathryn Munnell is a member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md. She currently serves on the Peace and Justice Committee of her meeting. She has divided her career between working on peace and justice issues and teaching in public high schools in Baltimore and New York City.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Online Features
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