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
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The Chinese American philosopher and activist Grace Lee Boggs died last month, at age 100. For an account of one of the prominent civil rights agitators of the last generation, you can stream the documentary about her life, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY, on Netflix.
On Monday, centenarian Grace Lee Boggs passed. She was a familiar voice on KPFA airwaves, inspiring us with her fierce and compassionate wisdom. 117 more words
In 2014, Detroit hosted The Praxis Project’s annual gathering, Roots & Remedies, just three weeks after Grace Lee Boggs turned 99 years old. Our agenda for the three day gathering was inspired by Ms. 489 more words