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“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.
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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
[Review] 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
Revolution is an evolution of humanity — takes places not just in institutions but in our souls
— Grace Lee Boggs
So Interconnected – 8 quotes from Grace Lee Boggs book – The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century
1. So interconnected
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“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.
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
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