Category: About Howard Zinn

Archive Notes: Howard Zinn’s Warmth, Compassion, and Humanizing of History

"In 2022–2023, I had the opportunity to spend three full weeks going through the Howard Zinn Papers housed at New York University’s Tamiment Library. . . . Being able to focus intensely on his correspondence crystallized how Zinn’s warmth, humor, and compassion draws in people who run across many segments of the population, and how he was a connector of people; he connected people to have the opportunities to tell their stories with those who could amplify them."
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Howard Zinn Revisited

Chris Fogler first heard Howard Zinn speak when she was a student at Saint Peter’s University in the late 1960s and where she now teaches. For the university's 150th anniversary, they printed a story in the PAVAN Magazine about Fogler's memories of the lessons Zinn taught.
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A Remembrance of Howard Zinn

Tribute to Howard Zinn By Sheila Wilensky
"I first encountered Howard Zinn in 1971, when I audited his Civil Liberties course at Boston University. One day he invited students to join him after class at a Vietnam protest on the Boston Common, and I went. Impressed with Zinn’s fervent belief in the power of ordinary people to change the world, I decided to become a high school social studies teacher."
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2020 Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture: Ibram X. Kendi

The 2020 Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture features Ibram X. Kendi in conversation with Nina Silber on Dec. 7 at 5pm EST. Kendi is professor, anti-racist activist, and historian of race and discriminatory policy, and the founding director of Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research. Kendi is also the author of the National Book Award winning Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America and New York Times bestselling How to Be an Antiracist.
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Read, Learn, & Make History
Check out the Howard Zinn Digital Collection to search Zinn’s bibliography by books, articles, audio, video, and more.
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