Small Rebellions: Michelle Chen interviews Grace Lee Boggs in 2014

Subject: Rebellion, revolution, activism, organizing, community
Themes: Community Development Food & Health Homeless Rights 21st Century 20th Century Environmental Issues Indigenous Rights
Age groups: Middle School High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Articles

From the introduction to an interview of Grace Lee Boggs, by Michelle Chin, in Guernica Magazine, June 2014:

"Detroit is a city whose rise and fall has paralleled the tragic arc of America's industrial history. In a few generations, the capital of Big Auto's empire has crumbled into an urban wreck, strewn with rusted factories and suffering from political decay. It's a city associated with deep stagnation. So it might seem surprising that it claims as one of its most esteemed public figures Grace Lee Boggs, a Chinese-American philosopher who has been refusing to stand still for nearly a century, mobilizing alongside various freedom struggles from civil rights to climate change campaigns."

READ THE COMPLETE INTERVIEW HERE.