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AMoreBeautiful

A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

By Jeanne Theoharis. Beacon Press, 2018. 288 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $18/paperback (available in Jan. 2019); $24.99/eBook. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [鈥

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Growing Diverse Leadership and Peace and Social Concerns Committees.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
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White Fragility: Why It鈥檚 So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

By Robin DiAngelo. Beacon Press, 2018. 192 pages. $16/paperback; $12.99/eBook. Robin DiAngelo, the white woman who wrote this book, has [鈥

David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Racism.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2018, September 2018 Books
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Vincent Paul Buscemi

Buscemi鈥擵incent Paul Buscemi, 89, on March 11, 2017, at home in New York City. Vince was born on May 18, [鈥

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Art That Works

Can art really change the world?

Joey Hartmann-Dow is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa., and is currently nomadic. You can keep up with her projects and adventures at usandweart.com.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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Family Is Family

I am adopted. Both my mom and my dad are white. Both of my sisters are also white. My brother [鈥

Abel Rupertus, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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Forum, March 2018

Letters and commentary from our readers.

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Trouble I鈥檝e Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism

By Drew G. I. Hart. Herald Press, 2016. 157 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $12.99/eBook. A few months ago, I walked to [鈥

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Conscientious Objection: Is This for You? Discerning a Claim and Documenting It with Selective Service

By Curt Torell. Quaker House of Fayetteville, N.C., 2016. 209 pages. $15/paperback. This book is a niche book, but Quaker [鈥

J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and as an attorney a longtime supporter of those who say no to war. She spent 11 years as the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War. She鈥檚 trained hundreds of Quaker, Mennonite, Brethren, Unitarian, and other youth in writing a conscientious objector file.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

By Keeanga鈥怸amahtta Taylor. Haymarket Books, 2016. 288 pages. $17.95/paperback; $17.99/eBook. From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga鈥怸amahtta Taylor places the [鈥

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and serves on Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Growing Diverse Leadership and Peace and Social Concerns committees.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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Hegemony How鈥怲o: A Road Map for Radicals; Against Doom: A Climate Insurgency Manual

Hegemony How鈥怲o: A Road Map for Radicals. By Jonathan Matthew Smucker. AK Press, 2017. 280 pages. $16.95/paperback; $16.99/eBook. Against Doom: A [鈥

Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and currently serves as the manager of academic initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) in Washington, D.C. He is the author of two Pendle Hill pamphlets and a regular contributor to Minds of the Movement, an ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries, Uncategorized
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