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Elizabeth (Liz) A. Oppenheimer carries a concern for addressing whiteness and racism among Friends. She recently distributed an open letter to white Friends, which is on her web-log at _thegoodraisedup.blogspot.com_. She is a member of Bear Creek Meeting outside of Earlham, Iowa, and worships with Laughing Waters Friends Preparative Meeting of Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative).
Posted in: Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
The upcoming U.S. Congressional mid‐term elections already have at least seven Quaker candidates for office. How does their Quaker faith […]
By Keeanga‐Yamahtta Taylor. Haymarket Books, 2016. 288 pages. $17.95/paperback; $17.99/eBook. From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga‐Yamahtta Taylor places the […]
Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Growing Diverse Leadership and Peace and Social Concerns committees.
Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
Quakers can learn to be braver and more outspoken.
Isaac Barnes May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. Currently he is a doctoral candidate specializing in American religious history at the University of Virginia and a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.
Posted in: Online Features, September 2017, Uncategorized
Student Voices: “Why does the mistreatment satisfy people? Does it make these people happy to make us feel like we […]
Weekly vigils against war and for peace find a new focus for Baltimore Friends after the 2015 death of Freddie […]
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
A visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not […]
Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on the Peace and Social Concerns Committee and Growing Diverse Leadership Committee of Baltimore Yearly Meeting. She is a member of Sandy Spring Friends School’s board of trustees, the DC Peace Team, and the Quaker Palestine–Israel Network.
Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
What happens when there are differences or conflicts within a community? How do we respond with patience, tolerance, and openness […]
By Ta‐Nehisi Coates. Spiegel & Grau, 2015. 152 pages. $24/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. I came to this slim but important book, this […]
Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies.
Posted in: February 2016, February 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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
Are We Ready to Make the Necessary Changes? by Vanessa Julye
Building White Racial Stamina by Elizabeth A. Oppenheimer
Greater Racial Diversity Requires Greater Theological Diversity by Adria Gulizia
Expectant Visions of a Christian Anarchist by Zae Asa Illo
We Are Not John Woolman by Gabbreell James
An Interview with the Co‐clerks of Institutional Assessment on Racism Task Force
The Mystic Soul of a More Whole Religious Society by Viv Hawkins (Online Feature)
Sonnet For George Fox’s Margaret by Jane Yolen