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The Class of '65

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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Economic Justice 101

An AFSC organizer breaks down ways we can support economic justice.

Rick Wilson is a native West Virginian who has worked for the AFSC since 1989. He has taught sociology for Marshall University and WVU-Tech and is a contributing columnist for the Charleston Gazette.

Posted in: October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road
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1967 Friends World Conference: A Youthful Recollection

My sister Jane and I bumped our suitcases down the stairs from our bedrooms on the second floor and headed […]

M'Annette Ruddell is associate director for donor communications at American Friends Service Committee, and 2007 marks her 36th year with the organization. She now attends First United Methodist Church in Germantown, in Philadelphia, Pa., where she sings in the choir.

Posted in: Features
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