Grace Lee Boggs was a Chinese American activist. She worked on the frontline of many social justice causes throughout her long life.
The producer and director of American Revolutionary is named Grace Lee, just like Grace Lee Boggs. Grace Lee was born in Columbia, Missouri. She learned about Boggs and wanted to share her remarkable story of activism and heroism with the world!
In this short doc, 95-year-old activist and philosopher Grace Lee Boggs reflects on her life of activism and her connection to Detroit. She participated in over 70 years of social justice movements.
High school student Julia Wang shares her hero story about Grace Lee Boggs.
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"Kids Tell the Herstory of Grace Lee Boggs" (2016) by Kristina Wong
A cute and informative video by the kids of Radical Cram School about Grace Lee Boggs.
Grace Lee Boggs is recognized for her activism in murals throughout Detroit. Artist Robert Shetterly honors Lee Boggs in his Americans Who Tell the Truth series.
Grace Lee Boggs (June 27, 1915 to October 5, 2015) was an American author, social activist, philosopher and feminist.
Grace Lee Boggs fought for social justice for decades.You can make a change in your community too!
Learn about the issues and take action with NEA EdJustice, which mobilizes activists in the fight for racial, social and economic justice in public education.
Social justice is United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #16: To promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.
Submit your film for The Dan Eldon Activist Award, awarded to the film which best uses media to effect positive change. Deadline 10/1.
Artwork curated by MY HERO Arts Education and Gallery director Giselle Villatoro.
Hero Stories curated by MY HERO General Editor and Story Director Shannon Luders-Manuel.
Organizer created on 6/8/2020 2:07:18 PM by Shannon Luders-Manuel
Last edited 6/29/2020 1:26:15 AM by Shannon Luders-Manuel