Prejudice

Toward Right Relationship with America's Native Peoples

Paula Palmer
Paula Palmer

Paula Palmer is leading an effort to tackle one part of America's dismal past with respect to Native Americans. Through a project called Toward Right Relationship with America's Native Peoples, she is engaging Quakers and the wider world in a kind of Truth & Reconciliation work. One step is an eyes-wide-open look at the well-meaning attrocities done by the Indian Boarding Schools and the groups, like Quakers, who led the effort.

Segregated Blackball to Major Leagues - The Saga of Satchel Paige

Larry Tye
Segregated Blackball to Major Leagues - The Saga of Satchel Paige

Larry Tye's recent book is SATCHEL: The Life and Times of an American Legend. Satchel Paige was a trail-blazer in the times when African-Americans were segregated from whites in their neighborhoods, schools, drinking fountains and on the ball field and Larry Tye chronicles Satchel's long march to color-blind recognition with the feel of an gripping adventure.

Racial Innocence - Civil Rights, Racism, Dolls & Uncle Tom's Cabin

Robin Bernstein
Racial Innocence - Civil Rights, Racism, Dolls & Uncle Tom's Cabin

Robin Bernstein traces the roots & mechanisms of racism in Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights. Robin's piercing analysis and thorough research ferret out gems of both fact and insight, providing powerful resources for those working to reduce racism and its propaganda.

Nuclear Sanity? Investigating Nuclear Power

Karen Street
Karen Street

Karen Street had a jarring experience in 1995 - she found that her prejudices and beliefs opposing nuclear power were ill-founded, and that the alternatives were doing much greater damage to people, other animals & the Earth. Carefully researched and examined, Karen provides a compelling, compassionate case for using nuclear power.

On the Ground in Afghanistan - Santwana Dasgupta

Santwana Dasgupta
Santwana Dasgupta
Santwana Dasgupta is Director of the Partnership for the Education of Children in Afghanistan (P.E.C.A) for the past 2 years, working from Kabul. The path to Afghanistan grew from her youth in India, the events of 9-11 and from her work with Friends for a Non-violent World (FNVW).  
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Religion & Society Exchange - Sahar Taman & Rabbi Jeremy Schneider

Sahar Taman
Rabbi Jeremy Schneider
Religion & Society Exchange

Project of the National Peace Foundation and the Islamic Society of North AmericaReflections and Experiences of Religion and Society includes essays from the participants in the exchange program between Muslims, Jews & Christians between the Middle East & the US Midwest.

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