Living for Change: An Autobiography (Paperback)

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Living for Change: An Autobiography (Paperback)


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No one can tell in advance what form a movement will take. Grace Lee Boggs’s fascinating autobiography traces the story of a woman who transcended class and racial boundaries to pursue her passionate belief in a better society. Now with a new foreword by Robin D. G. Kelley, Living for Change is a sweeping account of a legendary human rights activist whose network included Malcolm X and C. L. R. James. From the end of the 1930s, through the Cold War, the Civil Rights era, and the rise of the Black Panthers to later efforts to rebuild crumbling urban communities, Living for Change is an exhilarating look at a remarkable woman who dedicated her life to social justice.

Grace Lee Boggs (1915–2015) was a first-generation Chinese American author, philosopher, and social activist. She is the subject of the 2013 film American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs.

Product Details ISBN: 9781517901486
ISBN-10: 1517901480
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Publication Date: August 3rd, 2016
Pages: 328
Language: English
Series: Posthumanities
"More than a deeply moving memoir, this is a book of revelation."

—Studs Terkel

"Grace Lee Boggs has made a fundamental difference in keeping alive the traditions of the struggles for freedom and democracy."

—Cornel West