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The prophetic agitator is remembered and spoken of years later; the people that wanted them gone are forgotten today.
Gabbreell James is a lifelong Friend of color, active in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Undoing Racism Group and at her monthly meeting, Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia. She wants to help Friends be truly welcoming to all people.Posted in: Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
British Faith and Practice; Grave marker for abolitionists; women’s theology conference.
Reflections on performance art among Friends.
A Bible scholar, filmmaker, playwright, activist, and actor, Peterson Toscano playfully explores the serious worlds of LGBTQ issues, religion, and climate change. After spending 17 years attempting to “de-gay” himself through gay conversion therapy, he came out a quirky, queer Quaker who recognizes the power of storytelling, petersontoscano.com.Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
A Friends meeting learns about an invisible racial history right in its own backyard.
More information about the Honoring Those Known Only to God project, including participant stories and advices about how Friends can begin this work in their local meeting or church, can be found at Friendsjournal.org/honoring-project.Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism