OUR VISIT TO ATLANTA
By Grace Lee Boggs
Buy accupril without prescription, April 7-14, 2012
Wednesday evening we spent three hours in a large auditorium in the Atlanta University Center Historic District with a panel of Vincent Harding’s Morehouse College students
and about a hundred other people from the community.
Invincible performed two lively raps while scenes of
Detroit’s devastation were flashed on a large screen in the background.
I talked about the many Solutionaries creating community-based education and New Work & Culture who are coming to the Boggs Center.
The ensuing discussion was desultory and struck me as half-hearted.
The next morning a smaller group met in the Episcopal Center and discussed pressures on black men to prove or negotiate their masculinity. The discussion was much livelier.
It became especially interesting to me when Aljosie Knight, accupril uk, Cheapest generic accupril online, Vincent Harding ‘s administrative assistant, described the “sweetness” of older black men, buy accupril from us, Cheap accupril online, who had been raised in the Jim Crow South. Jimmy Boggs and many of his friends, cheap accupril without prescription, Accupril buy drug, male and female, had that .”sweetness.” That is why we were married for 40 years and why I decided to make Detroit my home.
Her remark reminded me that younger black males, approved accupril pharmacy, Accupril order, growing up in the middle and late 20th and early 21st centuries, have had few opportunities to be of use or for doing the real work which has always been so integral to being human.
Jimmy used to say “Men don't need to show our manhood, buy cheapest accupril online. Cheap accupril, We need to show our humanity.”
Detroit and Atlanta strike me as very different culturally and politically, even though they are both majority African American cities.
Detroit’s devastation challenges us to keep imagining and creating alternatives, where to order accupril. Cheap accupril in canada, The imagination of Atlanta residents remains dormant because its fancy hotels and condos, soaring skyscrapers, buy cheap accupril internet, Generic accupril online, even its freeways named for civil rights leaders, create the illusion that the American Dream is still alive.
I hope some of the students we met in Atlanta will come to Detroit for Summer 2012 to experience the next American revolution and engage in Visionary Organizing, accupril cheapest price. Fda approved accupril, They will learn a lot and it would do Atlanta and the South a lot of good..
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