New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

"An African American Quaker Seeker-Activist in a White-Supremacist Nation" with Hal Weaver


Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:00pm


Friends Meetinghouse
26 Benvenue St.
Wellesley , MA


Dr. Harold D. Weaver (Hal) was the founding Chairperson of the Department of Africana Studies at Rutgers University, and is currently an Associate at Harvard University's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies. Hal is active locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally in the Religious Society of Friends. His Quaker publications include Black Fire: African American Quakers on Spirituality and Human Rights (with Paul Kriese, Steve Angell, and Anne Nash) and "Facing Unbearable Truths," the 2008 Weed Lecture at Beacon Hill Friends House. He is currently working on his memoirs and preparing presentations for delivery this fall in Russia, the UK, and Turkey on African decolonization, the Cold War, Paul Robeson, African students in the USSR, and Charlottesville.

For additional information, please contact Hal Weaver.

Contact Information

Hal Weaver

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]