Understanding the past is often key to changing the present. After 165 years, the legacy of Sarah Mapps Douglass, African American scholar, educator, abolitionist, artist, and faithful attender of Quaker meeting has much to say to Friends in the 21st century, especially to those concerned with racism and the lack of racial diversity within the Religious Society of Friends. In the foreword Vanessa Julye places the lessons from Sarah Mapps Douglass's life in a vivid and painful contemporary context. In the biography that follows, Margaret Hope Bacon explores Sarah's life.
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