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Tribute to Grace Lee Boggs

“Tribute to Grace Lee Boggs” – acrylic paint, February 2015

Quote from Grace Lee Boggs: “We are the leaders we are waiting for”.

Painting

A Two-Sided Transformational Process

From Grace Lee Boggs in The Next American Revolution (2012):

Radical social change had to be viewed as a two-sided transformational process, of ourselves and of our institutions, a process requiring protracted struggle and not just a D-Day replacement of one set of rulers with another.

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Cloud Of Witnesses

30 books by women of color that I read this year

Inspired by Victoria Law’s decision to read 50 books by people of color in 2014, I decided to do a similar challenge: 25 books by women of color (which turned into 30).  1,241 more words

Everyone Just as Precious

In the days ahead, everyone who loves this country enough to change it will have many opportunities both to reflect on and to practice the radical revolution in values that King projected and to foster a concept of global citizenship in which the life of an Afghani, Iraqi, Iranian, North Korean, or Palestinian is considered as precious as that of an American. 15 more words

Activists

Grace Lee Boggs Keeps On Organizing

We join all other activists & artists of faith & conscience in praying for the ailing Grace Lee Boggs, 99 years into a Life of visionary organizing: May she experience clarity, compassion & comfort in the days ahead: … 150 more words

Subverting Empire

Dear Bushwick, I Need You Like I Need a Kick in the Head

By Camilla Zhang

Oftentimes you need a small, metaphysical kick in the head to fully comprehend that your every action and inaction has consequence. In theory, this is a no-brainer; so obvious it blends into the background of your routine, hum-drum life. 1,383 more words

Bushwick

Grace Lee Boggs

Just finished up watching a PBS program POV – specific title is American Revolutionary: Grace Lee Boggs. More here – http://americanrevolutionaryfilm.com/about-the-film/

Slow moving but nicely done. 215 more words