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Friday, June 16 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Detroit Through the Eyes of James and Grace Lee Boggs

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How does the radical legacy of James and Grace Lee Boggs speak to our struggles to transform ourselves and society? We will explore how James and Grace Lee Boggs analyzed capitalism and white supremacy, while they made Detroit the center of revolutionary organizing from the eras of civil rights and Black Power to neoliberalism and emergency management. Participants will come away with new insights from Detroit's ongoing movement history and the Boggs's philosophical activism.


Scott Kurashige

Scott Kurashige is author of The Shifting Grounds of Race: Black and Japanese Americans in the Making of Multiethnic LA; The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century with Grace Lee Boggs; and The Fifty-Year Rebellion: How the U.S. Political Crisis... Read More →

Stephen Ward

Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership
Stephen Ward is the author of IN LOVE AND STRUGGLE: THE REVOLUTIONARY LIVES OF JAMES AND GRACE LEE BOGGS and editor of PAGES FROM A BLACK RADICAL’S NOTEBOOK: A JAMES BOGGS READER. He teaches African American history and urban community studies at the University of Michigan.

Friday June 16, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
Student Center: Hilberry B