Grace Lee Boggs http://iowapublicradio.org en Civil Rights Activist Grace Lee Boggs in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/civil-rights-activist-grace-lee-boggs-iowa <p></p><p>Asian-American civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs has traveled from her home in Detroit to</p><p>speak at Grinnell College as part of the campus celebration of Martin Luther King's birthday. She tells Iowa Public Radio's Pat Blank, she wasn't a fan of the idea when it was first proposed.&nbsp; At 97, Boggs continues to be active with a program known as Detroit Summer.&nbsp; It's a project that's been underway for several years involving the city's young people with&nbsp;activities such as gardening and renovating inner city buildings.</p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 19:46:13 +0000 Pat Blank 13834 at http://iowapublicradio.org Civil Rights Activist Grace Lee Boggs in Iowa