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How to Be an Antiracist

By Ibram X. Kendi. One World, 2019. 320 pages. $27/hardcover; $13.99/eBook.

Lori Patterson lives in Portland, Ore., where she teaches women’s studies at her local college, attends Multnomah Meeting (where she serves on the Racial Justice Committee), and runs an independent yarn and fiber dyeing business out of her home.

Posted in: April 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews, The State of Quaker Institutions
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Richard K. Wood

Wood—Richard K. Wood, 82, on November 1, 2019, at home in Gettysburg, Pa., returning to the sea, surrounded by his […]

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Portrait of Anna T. Jeanes painted posthumously 
by Esther Heacock. Image courtesy of the Anna T. Jeanes Foundation.

The Legacy and Philanthropy of Anna Thomas Jeanes

Examining the life of a relatively unknown yet visionary nineteenth‐century Quaker philanthropist.

Kay Sackett Fitzgerald is a retired registered nurse and professor interested in history. She is a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting.

Eleanor Reinhardt is a retired registered nurse, educator, and an officer of the Anna T. Jeanes Foundation.

Posted in: Lives of Friends, Unnamed Quaker Creeds
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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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Marjorie Louise Greiner Cox

Cox—Marjorie Louise Greiner Cox, 99, on May 19, 2019, peacefully, surrounded by friends and family, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Marjorie was […]

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Pacific Yearly Meeting joins Friends General Conference

In October, Pacific Yearly Meeting’s request to join Friends General Conference (FGC) was accepted by the FGC Executive Committee. “We […]

Erik Hanson and Windy Cooler are the news editors for Friends Journal. They contributed to the reporting of this story. Do you know about any Quaker news stories we should be covering? Send us tips at [email protected].

Posted in: Drugs, News
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Barbara K. Spring

Spring—Barbara K. Spring, 76, on June 11, 2019, at home in Voorheesville, N.Y., surrounded by her family. Barbara was born […]

Posted in: Drugs, Milestones
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Student Writing Opp: Creating Change (due 2/17/2020)

What change do you want to see happen in your community?

Gail Whiffen is associate editor of Friends Journal. Contact: [email protected]

Posted in: From the Editor's Desk
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The Kyrie family at Maquoketa Caves State Park, Iowa. Photos courtesy of the author.

Growing Up Quaker

Quaker camps, international peace work, and climates strikes makes up the life of a young Friend.

Finn Kyrie lives with her family in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin, where she is homeschooled. She attends Madison (Wis.) Meeting.

Posted in: Features, Quaker Kids
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William Penn House pre-renovation. © Matthew Martyr/FCNL Education Fund.

News, December 2019

News of Friends.

Posted in: News, Quaker Kids
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