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  • Posters promoting Israel boycott were vandalized, curator says

    Posters promoting Israel boycott were vandalized, curator says
    A Los Angeles art exhibition featuring posters promoting a controversial Palestinian-led boycott of goods made in Israel and Israeli settlements has been vandalized, according to the exhibition's curator. Carol Wells, executive director of the Center...
  • Robert D. Stuart Jr., former CEO of Quaker Oats, dies

     Robert D. Stuart Jr., former CEO of Quaker Oats, dies
    Robert D. Stuart Jr. was a grandson of one of the founders of Quaker Oats Co. and third-generation leader of the company, shifting the focus during his long tenure as CEO from cereal-making to brand management and marketing while also overseeing...
  • Contraband slaves flocked to Yorktown

     Contraband slaves flocked to Yorktown
    Few people were prepared for the tide of runaway slaves that washed over the battered old port of Yorktown after Union troops occupied it in May 1862. Though the exodus began as a trickle, so many fugitive blacks fled into the fortified town that...
  • Britain steps closer to gay marriage; backers cheer

    Britain steps closer to gay marriage; backers cheer
    British lawmakers took another big step toward allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed this week. A bill allowing same-sex marriages cleared its last hurdle in Parliament on Tuesday, according to British news reports. After a two-hour debate, the...
  • Quaker Steak & Lube sponsors wing giveaway

    Quaker Steak & Lube sponsors wing giveaway
    Quaker Steak & Lube will celebrate National Chicken Wing Day on July 29 by giving away wings. Here’s how the promotion works: Diners who donate a non-perishable item to benefit The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula from July 22 through July 29...
  • Quakers fighting slavery at Yorktown

    Quakers fighting slavery at Yorktown
    Gaze into the 150-year-old photograph of Pennsylvania Quaker Sarah Cadbury and you may not see anything particularly special. But behind her unassuming expression and plain-Jane hairdo stirred a revolutionary devotion to human freedom. Like nearly...
  • Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold

    Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold
    “The Manor,” Mac Griswold’s meticulous scholarly history of an estate and a family, begins with an eerie discovery. As Griswold is boating around Shelter Island, near the eastern tip of Long Island, she spies “a big yellow house,...
  • California officials, inmate advocates discuss hunger strike

    SACRAMENTO -- Inmate advocates were left disappointed by their conversation with California prison officials Tuesday, the first such meeting since a statewide hunger strike began two weeks ago. The inmates are seeking improvements in prison conditions...
  • 'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art

    'Daphne Taylor: Quilt Drawings' at Reynolds Fine Art
    If you have attended services at a Quaker meeting house, you will immediately feel at home when you walk into Reynolds Fine Art in New Haven. Here, through Dec. 3, you will find the serene and beguiling "quilt drawings" of Daphne Taylor. She calls them...
  • Peace group prays for abolishing nuclear weapons by 2020

     
    The Second Annual Abolition 2020 and Hiroshima/Nagasaki Interfaith Commemoration will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Quaker Meeting House, 316 E. Marks St., Orlando. Members of different religious traditions will speak on nonviolence,...
  • July 18: Midday Fix - Healthy office snacks

    July 18: Midday Fix - Healthy office snacks
    Dawn Jackson Blatner is a Registered Dietitian, Author and Nutrition Consultant to the Chicago Cubs. 1) Breakfast Before: Cherry scone (480 cals, 25g fat, 15g saturated fat) After: Quaker Real Medleys Cherry Pistachio Oatmeal (290 cals, 8g fat, 1g...
  • Quaker

      Williamsburg Friends Meeting (Quakers) Meeting at Williamsburg Montesorri School 4200 Longhill Road, Williamsburg Approx. 2 miles West of Rte. 199- Longhill Rd. Interchange Sunday- 10am Child Care - 10:15am For more information, call 757-887-3108