Grace Lee Boggs appearances on Democracy Now!

Subject: Detroit, politics, community organizing, rebellion
Themes: Community Development Food & Health Homeless Rights Women's Rights Economics and Business Education Civil Rights 21st Century 20th Century Environmental Issues Journalism and Media
Age groups: Middle School High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Video

Grace Lee Boggs has been interviewed numerous times on Democracy Now! Watch the interviews on Youtube. In one interview, Boggs said, "I think it's very difficult for someone who doesn't live in Detroit to say you can look at a vacant lot and, instead of seeing devastation, see hope ... see the opportunity to grow your own food, see an opportunity to give young people a sense of process, that's very difficult in the city, that the vacant lot represents the possibilities for a cultural revolution."

In the following video, Grace Lee Boggs discusses her book, The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism in the 21st Century.