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Bruce Ergood

Ergood—Bruce Ergood, 88, of Athens, Ohio, on September 5, 2019, in Rochester, N.Y., while returning from Silver Bay YMCA Conference […]

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Quaker Works April 2020

This semiannual feature highlights the recent works of Quaker organizations in eight categories.

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Betty Hutchinson

Hutchinson—Betty Hutchinson, 99, of Friends House, in Sandy Spring, Md., on May 16, 2019, in Olney, Md. Betty was born […]

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Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border

By Mitali Perkins, illustrated by Sara Palacios. Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2019. 40 pages. $17.99/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. […]

Eileen Redden is the young Friends book review editor for Friends Journal. She worships with the Lewes (Del.) Worship Group.

Posted in: December 2019 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Kids
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Hilda Beer Grauman

Grauman—Hilda Beer Grauman, 94, on June 20, 2019, peacefully, at home in Kendal at Longwood, Kennett Square, Pa. Hilda was […]

Posted in: Milestones, Quaker Kids
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Forum, November 2019

Letters from our readers.

Posted in: Forum, Gambling
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Peace monitors with Thabo Makgoba (on right), the Anglican archbishop of Cape Town. Photos courtesy of the authors.

Leadings of the Spirit

American and South African activists bring election monitoring to Cape Town suburbs.

A member of Cape Eastern Meeting in South Africa, Rommel Roberts has been an activist in various human rights, development, and nonviolent election campaigns. Through his work with Bishop Tutu, he traveled internationally among Friends and others to develop anti-apartheid support. He is the author of Seeds of Peace.

Robin Roberts, originally from California, is involved with rural and township development work, focused especially on Black youth and women. She and Rommel have fostered two girls for the past seven years. She is an internationally known artist.

Lark Worth of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa., met Rommel in 1987 when he toured Philadelphia-area meetings and Quaker schools with the challenging question: “How do we love in the face of fear and hate?”

Posted in: Features, Friends in Africa
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Writing Opp: Friends and Gambling (closed)

Is our witness against gambling a testimony that still matters or has it become outdated? Looking for 1200–2500 word submissions, […]

Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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Quakers, Politics, and Economics (Quakers and the Disciplines, Volume 5)

Edited by David R. Ross and Michael T. Snarr. Friends Association for Higher Education, 2018. 398 pages. $19.95/paperback; $9.95/eBook. Friends […]

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.

Posted in: April 2019 Books, Humor in Religion, Quaker Book Reviews
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Why I Got Arrested at the Border

A walk along the beach—and an interfaith plea for the soul of a nation.

Lucy Duncan is the director of Friends Relations at American Friends Service Committee. She is a settler, currently residing on unceded Lenni Lenape territory, a storyteller, and an anti-racist activist and teacher.

This article was first published on January 16, 2019 on Friendsjournal.org. It appears in the February 2019 print issue of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Features, February 2019
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