Black History Month: Week of February 1

In honor of Black History Month and in recognition of the contributions of ​Black and ​African​ Americans to our democratic society, we will be reading excerpts from ​some of ​their writings during our daily Morning Meetings throughout February.

 

2/2: Today’s reading was an excerpt from the commencement address given by Lucy Stanton at Oberlin College in 18​50, expressing ​a call to all people, and especially to women, to work for the abolition of slavery​. For the full text of the address, click here.

2/3: “His Story” by Gil Scott Heron

Reading available here.

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