Tags » Grace Lee Boggs

A Revolutionary Period

Day 36 of our Lenten Journey continues beyond “Beyond Vietnam.”  What now?  For our final dozen days, we will listen to voices calling us onwards, to live out the legacy of Dr. 302 more words

Subverting Empire

Qualities of resilient people

We never know how our small activities will affect others through the invisible fabric of our connectedness. In this exquisitely connected world, it’s never a question of  “critical mass.” It’s always about critical connections. 136 more words

Dennis Sparks

Petty: "Visioning a world beyond struggle: What it means to be human" | Eclectablog

“Grace pushed us to vision when the rest of the world appeared chaotic. She pushed us to study when many in the world would deem that passive.

125 more words
Black Life X Ephemera

A Little Grace Lee Boggs Is in Order These Days

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. 6 more words

Wisdom Traditions

The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs

I moved to Detroit on September 3, 2015. Eight days later, I attended a meeting at the Boggs Center. It was a convening of community activists to organize for the… 2,864 more words

Writings

“ 

Revolution is an evolution of humanity —  takes places not just in institutions but in our souls

— Grace Lee Boggs

Astound-ing

So Interconnected – 8 quotes from Grace Lee Boggs book – The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century

1. So interconnected

“I cannot recall any previous period when the issues were so basic, so interconnected, and so demanding of everyone living in this country, regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender, age, or national origin.

725 more words
Quotes From Multiple Books