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Our Turn

The petition was signed by 30 girls. It was very simple, or at least we thought so. All we wanted […]

Maina Vaidya (she/her), Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, Student Voices Project 2020
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Todos Iguales/All Equal: Un Corrido de Lemon Grove/A Ballad of Lemon Grove

By Christy Hale. Children’s Book Press, 2019. 40 pages. $19.95/hardcover. Recommended for ages 8–11.

Ken Jacobsen and his wife, Katharine, until her death in 2017, served as teachers and directors in various Quaker communities such as Olney Friends School and Pendle Hill. Ken has taught at Chicago Theological Seminary and led retreats at Friends Center in Barnesville, Ohio. Ken was born in South America and keeps his home in Wisconsin as a poustinia, a prayer house for travelers.

Posted in: Friends Face a Pandemic/Thin Spaces, May 2020 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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We Face the Dawn: Oliver Hill, Spottswood Robinson, and the Legal Team That Dismantled Jim Crow

By Margaret Edds. University of Virginia Press, 2018. 424 pages. $29.95/hardcover or eBook; $24.95/paperback. Friend Margaret Edds, a journalist by […]

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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

By Anthony Ray Hinton with Lara Love Hardin. St. Martin’s Press, 2018. 272 pages. $26.99/hardcover; $16.99/paperback (available June 2019); $13.99/eBook. […]

Judith Favor, a member of Claremont (Calif.) Meeting, befriended Rosie Alfaro in 1999. Their enduring friendship powered Judith’s work with AVP and sparked her efforts to end the death penalty.

Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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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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