Articles by Grace Lee Boggs
A collection of writing by the Detroit activist and educator.
Living for Change :: A Way Out of No Way
by Grace Lee Boggsposted Nov 23, 2007
- Living in a city like Detroit isn’t easy. You are constantly being challenged to “make a way out of no way,” as Jimmy Boggs used to put it. And when you do, the results can be inspiring.
Spirituality and Movement Building
by Grace Lee Boggsposted Apr 28, 2006
- Grace Lee Boggs believes it is that time in history again when we need to recognize our own sacredness and that in others.
Seven Great Ideas for Movement Builders
by Grace Lee Boggsposted May 24, 2005
- Movement building is not just about winning on a particular issue, says Grace Lee Boggs. It is about advancing the evolution of human society.
The beloved community of Martin Luther King
by Grace Lee Boggsposted May 20, 2004
- Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s revolutionary ideas and what they might mean for us today.
Journey To a New America
by Grace Lee Boggsposted Sep 30, 2002
- Grace Boggs writes a Journey to a New America, who are "we the people?"
On Common Ground
by Grace Lee Boggsposted Sep 30, 2001
- Overview of the State of the Possible retreat sponsored by the Positive Futures Network, bringing together activists working for cultural, social, economic, and political change.
Book Review - Rosa Parks by Douglas Brinkley
by Grace Lee Boggsposted Jun 30, 2001
- Historian Douglas Brinkley, also the author of award-winning biographies of Jimmy Carter and Franklin D. Roosevelt, reveals the difficult decisions that educated Parks politically and empowered her not only to say “no” on December 1, 1955, but to give permission for her “no” to become the basis for a constitutional challenge. Reviewed by Grace Lee Boggs.
Martin Luther King's Movement-Building Legacy
by Grace Lee Boggsposted Mar 31, 2001
- The struggle goes far beyond race and rights. We are in the early stages of a new democratic revolutionary movement.