Tag Archives: civil disobedience

Letter from Birmingham Jail

As Martin Luther King day approaches, I wanted to re-read the letter he wrote from Birmingham Jail.  The civil rights struggles of the 1960’s had a large impact on me. I was a student at Scattergood Friends School at the … Continue reading

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John Griffith–War Resistance

I’ve been writing a lot about draft resistance lately.  In the materials Don Laughlin collected related to Quakers and draft resistance, I found the following story written by John Griffith, member of Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative), War Resistance in World … Continue reading

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Civil Disobedience and the Civil Rights Movement

If you’ve read recent posts from this blog, you know I’ve been using the journal I started when I was a Senior at Scattergood Friends School to share what was going on at a particularly significant and chaotic time in … Continue reading

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