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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

Film: American Revolutionary

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.


APEX Express tribute to Grace Lee Boggs

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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


Learning from Grace Lee Boggs

In honor of Grace Lee Boggs, who passed last week at a tremendous 100 years old, I am posting an excerpt from my book, which was influenced by meeting Grace and studying her work in Detroit.  1,607 more words

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