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Mass Incarceration and #BlackLivesMatter

Quakers Connect as a Movement Builds

Madeline Schaefer worked as the Friends relations associate at American Friends Service Committee for two years from 2012 to 2014. She grew up attending Radnor (Pa.) Meeting outside of Philadelphia.

Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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Let’s Grow Together: Interview with Cara Detwiler

Let’s Grow Together

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Parts & Labor

By Letitia VanSant & the Bonafides. Self‐released, 2015. $7/digital. Download available at letitiavansant​.bandcamp​.com. Buy on FJ Amazon Store Letitia VanSant, the second (true) name […]

Patricia Morrison attends South Mountain Meeting in Ashland, Ore. A folk singer/songwriter on hiatus from touring to help create a farm, she also works with artists, writers, and creatives to help them find focus, funding, and fulfillment in their work. Learn more at innerfireouterlight.com.

Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Seeking the Light: A Story of Quaker Culture and Homewood Friends Meeting (Books in Brief)

By Emma Hohenstein. Self‐published, 2014. 90 pages. $30/hardcover. This short book is the precursor to young author and photographer Emma […]

Karie Firoozmand is the Friends Journal books editor.

Posted in: April 2015 Books, April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Quaker Book Reviews
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Martha Ellicott Tyson

A profile of the Baltimore Quaker elder and minister (1795–1873)

Virginia Schurman is a long-time member of Gunpowder (Sparks, Md.) Meeting of Baltimore Yearly Meeting and has led many retreats and workshops and has taught classes on spiritual subjects among Friends. She currently is researching and writing a biography of Martha Ellicott Tyson, exploring the intertwining of African American and Quaker history and culture. She is a member of the Farmstead Committee and of the Board of the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, Md.

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