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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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Railroad of Courage

By Dan Rubenstein and Nancy Dyson. Ronsdale Press, 2017. 162 pages. $11.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. Against the stark […]

Jerry Mizell Williams worships at Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book reviews on colonial Latin America.


Posted in: December 2018 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Christianity
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Simple Living Beyond the Thrift Store

Finding a balance between personal and political strategies for simple living.

Philip Harnden is a member of Syracuse (N.Y.) Meeting. He has served on the board of Right Sharing of World Resources and as American Friends Service Committee’s liaison with the Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne. He wrote the Pendle Hill pamphlet Letting That Go, Keeping This: The Spiritual Pilgrimage of Fritz Eichenberg.


Posted in: Features, Quaker Lifestyles
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Anti-abortion protesters gather outside a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic during the January 2013 March for Life rally in Washington, D.C. Clinic escorts wear brightly colored vests to distinguish themselves from protesters.

A Concern for Silence

Providing hospitality for and stopping the shaming of women seeking abortion.

Bridget Anderson is a lifelong Quaker raised within Downers Grove (Ill.) Meeting. In 2014 Bridget co-founded Midwest Access Coalition with Leah Greenblum. The group’s mission is to provide accommodation and support for those traveling to Chicago for access to a safe, legal abortion when legislation limits access.


Posted in: Features, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning
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Friends New Underground Railroad

This is an extended version of a Q&A that appeared in the September 2014 issue.

A condensed version of this interview appeared in the September 2014 issue of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Q&A, September 2014
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