Tag : Quakers
title : Alice Paul: Quaker Roots Shaped Gender Activist, Her Greatest Achievements
summary : Equal rights activist Alice Paul would have turned 131 years old today. In her honor, she is being depicted today on Google’s search page holding up a sign that reads, “Deeds not words.” No doubt her childhood steeped in Quaker principles, such as absolute equality, including among genders, led to her desire to improve society.
date : Jan 11, 2016 02:33 PM EST
title : Jewish Man Saved by Sir Nicholas Winton From Nazis Now Rescues Christians From ISIS
summary : The legacy of Sir Nicholas Winton, who died July 1 at 106 years old, has passed on to one of the Jewish children saved from the Nazis. That person, Lord Weidenfeld, is now paying it forward by rescuing Middle Eastern Christians from ISIS control.
date : Jul 16, 2015 01:51 PM EDT