Category Archives: 2009

"Color blind"?

THINKING ABOUT RACE (June 2009): Is it good to be “color blind”?  Is it not good to be “color blind”?  You may wish to ask African Americans and other people of color what their reaction is when a person says, … Continue reading

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John Hope Franklin’s fictional letter to "Jonathan Doe"

THINKING ABOUT RACE (May 2009):  John Hope Franklin, the scholar who helped create the field of African-American history and dominated it for nearly six decades, died in March at age 94.  He was James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of History … Continue reading

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Interviews with the authors of "Fit for Freedom…"

Thinking About Race (Apr. 2009):  Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship:  Quakers, African Americans and the Myth of Racial Justice, was published by Friends General Conference and celebrated by a book launch at Arch Street Meeting in Philadelphia on February … Continue reading

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Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: Quakers, African Americans and the Myth of Racial Justice

THINKING ABOUT RACE (Mar, 2009): Just published by Quaker Press of FGC (Winter 2009) is Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship:  Quakers, African Americans and the Myth of Racial Justice, by Donna McDaniel and Vanessa Julye.  “There is a common … Continue reading

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