The Metabolic Studio today announced its 2014 Chora Prize will be awarded to Detroit activist and philosopher Grace Lee Boggs in recognition of the work that spans her lifetime.
Through decades of dramatic change in the city of Detroit, Grace Lee Boggs has been a grounding force for the activist community," said Metabolic Studio director Lauren Bon.
Born in 1915, Boggs has devoted herself to seven decades of political involvement encompassing the major U.
In 1995, the Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership was created to forward her legacy of revolutionary ideas and visionary organizing.
In 2013, the James and Grace Lee Boggs School was launched near Bogg's home on the Eastside of Detroit by place-based educators dedicated to nurturing creative, critical thinkers who contribute to the well-being of their communities.