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“I have long believed that speaking truth is both the simplest way of leading your life and one of the most difficult to achieve.” – Judith Atchison, Quaker author Last Saturday I awoke to the news...
In this fourth installment of our series featuring the writing of Black Quakers on Black Lives Matter, Lauren Brownlee speaks to the intersection of privilege and oppression, the solidarity between...
Dr. Amanda Kemp is the Visiting Scholar in Africana Studies at Franklin & Marshall College, and is currently touring a performance project...
Sam Lemon is a member of Providence Monthly Meeting in Media, PA. In this spiritual autobiography, Sam describes his inward journey as a Quaker and the way it connects to his outward journey for...
Sarah Willie-LeBreton is a Black Quaker who teaches Sociology at Swarthmore College. This piece connects past and present, self and community, and Spirit and action in an exploration of Black Lives...
These are revolutionary times. All over the globe men [sic] are revolting against old systems of exploitation and oppression, and out of the wounds of a frail world, new systems of justice and...
“What are you going to do about this white God that demands Black and Brown blood?” - Reverend Jennifer Bailey With...
Daniel Hunter is an organizer and strategist with Training for Change, an activist training organization. He’s sought all over the globe for his...
I am a white person who recently participated in #millionsmarchnyc as part of #BlackLivesMatter.  As a queer, gender-queer person, I know about some forms of oppression, but I didn’t want my own...