African American Heritage

Grace Lee Boggs (June 27, 1915 - October 5, 2015)

Grace Lee Boggs was a Chinese-American activist, philosopher, and feminist. She graduated from Barnard College with a bachelor’s degree and received a Ph. D. in philosophy from Bryn Mawr College. Boggs was influenced by the political and social activism of Richard Wright, Katharine Dunham, and C. L. R. James. While living in Detroit, Boggs who was impressed with the teachings of Malcolm X, became involved in the local black power movements.

Records Relating to Grace Lee Boggs

RG 65 - Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Record Group 65: Federal Bureau of Investigation

Classification 157 (Civil Unrest) Case Files

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