The top ten best‐selling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.
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It’s time to get America above the snake line of racial oppression.
Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, is founder of Repairers of the Breach, chief architect of the Forward Together Moral Mondays Movement, and author of The Third Reconstruction (Beacon Press).
© American Friends Service Committee. This article is adapted from a talk given to AFSC’s Corporation Meeting in March. AFSC has been supporting Rev. Barber's Repairers of the Breach revival tour in several cities. The full talk is available at afsc.org/barber.Posted in: Features, September 2016
News of Friends.
By Joanna Macy and Molly Brown. New Society Publishers, 2014. 285 pages. $21.95/paperback; $14.25/eBook. String together the first three chapter […]
Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.Posted in: June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
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Poverty and the testimony of simplicity.
Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program.Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, From the Archives
By Jay Gillen. AK Press, 2014. 178 pages. $15.95/paperback; $10.99/eBook. A forward by civil rights leader Bob Moses gives Educating […]
Rosalie Dance is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, sojourner at Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md. Rosalie has taught mathematics in secondary schools and universities for many years.Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2015 Books, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning, Uncategorized
A planned memorial for freed slaves in the cemetery exposes lingering divides.
Avis Wanda McClinton is a resident of Glenside, Pa., in Upper Dublin Township. She is a board member of the Grandom Insitution, a grant making project of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color
A ministry to abolish racism within Quakerism
Vanessa Julye is the nurturing ministries coordinator for Friends General Conference’s Ministry on Racism and Youth Ministries Programs. A member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting and the Haverford College Corporation, Vanessa has published numerous articles and pamphlets and serves as a guest speaker for many Friends meetings. Vanessa meets with Friends of Color throughout the world.Posted in: Features, October 2014: Experience of Friends of Color
Race, punishment, and hope in the prison‐industrial complex.
Laura Magnani is program director for Healing Justice in the American Friends Service Committee’s San Francisco office. She has done prison work for Friends for over 40 years. She is a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif. This article was adapted from a plenary talk at the 2014 Friends General Conference Gathering in California, Pennsylvania.Posted in: Features, September 2014
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous