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Boggs, Grace Lee
Grace Lee Boggs [videorecording]
[Dearborn, Mich.] : University of Michigan--Dearborn, Campus Media Services, c2007
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 Videos/2nd Flr  F574.D453 M67 2007 v.3    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  F574.D453 M67 2007 v.3 c.2  AVAILABLE
Subject Boggs, Grace Lee -- Interviews
Subject(s) Chinese American women -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography
Chinese Americans -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography
Civil rights workers -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography
Political activists -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography
Women radicals -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Biography
Race discrimination -- United States
Race relations
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Note Title from disc label
Recorded on June 13, 2007
Performer/Participant Interviewer: Kae Halonen
Summary Grace Lee Boggs was interviewed by Kae Halonen as part of the Motor City Voices Project. She was one of the most significant activist intellectuals to participate in the turbulent late 1960s in Detroit. She became an editor for the Correspondence, a publication exploring the limits of Marxist theory. She met Jimmy Boggs, a prolific political writer himself. They were married in 1953 and moved to Detroit where they collaborated on the Manifesto for a Black Revolutionary Party, which was presented at the National Black Economic Conference, and was an influential document for the League of Revolutionary Black Workers. Convinced that it was not sufficient to organize only at the point of production, Boggs expanded the scope of her political work through groups like Gardening Angels, which works with inner-city youth in Detroit. Working together with members of the Boggs Center, she actively promotes alternative models for sustainable economies
Series Motor City voices project
Alternate Author Halonen, Kae
University of Michigan--Dearborn. Campus Media Services

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