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White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

By Carol Anderson. Bloomsbury, 2016. 256 pages. $26/hardcover; $17/paperback; $18.99/eBook. [Buy on Quakerbooks] A lot of attention has been given to […]

Patience Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting and the Annapolis Human Relations Commission.


Posted in: March 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Race and Anti-Racism
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An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. Beacon Press, 2014. 296 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. This book is part of Beacon Press’s ReVisioning American History […]

David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Racism. He previously worked for over 20 years as an attorney in the Indian Affairs Division of the Solicitor’s Office of the U.S. Department of the Interior.


Posted in: January 2017 Books, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
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The Class of ’65: A Student, a Divided Town, and the Long Road to Forgiveness

By Jim Auchmutey. PublicAffairs, 2015. 270 pages. $25.99/hardcover; $17.99/eBook. In the fall of 1960, the school board of Americus, Ga., […]

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


Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

By Bryan Stevenson. Spiegel & Grau, 2014. 336 pages. $28/hardcover; $16/paperback; $11.99/eBook. “How can people be so mean?” That is […]

Patience A. Schenck is a member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting with a leading to work to end racism.


Posted in: October 2015 Books, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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Educating for Insurgency: The Roles of Young People in Schools of Poverty

By Jay Gillen. AK Press, 2014. 178 pages. $15.95/paperback; $10.99/eBook. A forward by civil rights leader Bob Moses gives Educating […]

Rosalie Dance is a member of Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, sojourner at Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md. Rosalie has taught mathematics in secondary schools and universities for many years.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2015 Books, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning, Uncategorized
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The Angel of Har Megiddo

By Mike King. Stochastic Press, 2014. 447 pages. $15.85/paperback; $5/eBook. British Quaker Mike King, who also wrote the non-fiction Quakernomics, […]

Karie Firoozmand is the books editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2015 Books, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning, Uncategorized
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