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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.

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Quotes From Multiple Books

The Legacy of Grace Lee Boggs: "Re-imagine Everything"

On March 20, 2016 a celebration of Grace Lee Boggs’ 100-year life was held at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. The memorial speakers offered stories and lessons learned from Grace, who was active in social change work for three quarters of a century. 302 more words

Social Change

From Boggs to Us: The Power of API Feminism

by Mandy Day

Asian American women often find themselves teetering between two worlds. If their families consist of newer generations of immigrants, the battle between traditional thinking and the more progressive ways of life in the United States can often fracture relationships. 866 more words

Revolution (Grace Lee Boggs)

“Revolution” – acrylic paint, February 2016

“A revolution that is based on the people exercising their creativity in the midst of devastation is one of the greatest historical contributions of humankind.” – Grace Lee Boggs


Turning Classes Into Communities

Grace Lee Boggs, activist, philosopher, and visionary, passed away in October at the age of 100. Boggs was deeply inspired and informed by Martin Luther King Jr.’s idea of… 809 more words


Grace Lee Boggs, Social Change Evolutionary

Social change activist, philosopher and visionary Grace Lee Boggs died on Oct. 5, 2015 at age 100. Such a life of meaning she lived! If you didn’t know of Grace, I would like to introduce you to her. 831 more words

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What Time it is On the Clock of the World

 This is a terrific interview with radical activist/consummate badass Grace Lee Boggs who got her PhD in philosophy in 1940 before going on to become a major player in the civil rights movement in Detroit, cut alongside clips of food activists in Detroit talking about growing vegetables in one of its 1600 urban gardens, something you never hear about in the detroit-as-crumbling-ruins narratives that circulate in the media… 71 more words