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Thursday, May 22, 1997 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: French Elections.
1997-05-22

Sex in the Military.

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Grace Lee Boggs, 92-year old activist who has been pivotally involved with the civil rights, black power, labor, environmental justice, and feminist movements. She has lived in Detroit for 54 years was active in the Black power movement in the years leading up to the rebellion of 1967. In 1992 she co-founded the Detroit Summer youth program to rebuild and renew the city. Grace Lee Boggs currently works with the Beloved Communities Initiative and writes for the weekly Michigan Citizen. Her autobiography “Living for Change” was published in 1998.

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Recent cases have drawn criticism of the US military by people claiming that the military has a history of punishing women for sexual behavior while condoning it in men. US military bases have a history of attracting prostitutes and even supporting an industry of prostitution.

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