Probably on the American continent instead of separate meetings the regular Friends' meetings were open to the Negroes. In fact, in the Philadelphia Monthly . The case of a Mulatto woman, who had applied for membership with Friends, came before the meeting: a committee had been appointed to visit her, and. Do not embrace your mind's new negro friend. Or embarrass the blackballed jew with memberships: There must be years of atonement first, and even then.