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New Howard Zinn Digital Collection Launches

The Howard Zinn Digital Collection allows visitors to sort by articles, books, essays, interviews, monographs, plays, speeches and talks from publishers, broadcasters, organizations, archives, libraries, and personal holdings. Visitors can further focus their search by time periods and format type. This interface provides historians, researchers, and activists a way to delve deeper into Zinn’s life’s work. For those new to Zinn’s work, this interface allows for people to explore the range of materials available.

People’s History: One of ‘The 14 most important books for designers to read right now’

multi-color collage with Fast Company banner In a January 21, 2021 article, Fast Company asked 'top designers and thought leaders to recommend books that designers should read to expand their thinking beyond the traditional design text." A People's History of the United States kicks off the list.

2020 Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture: Ibram X. Kendi

Banner with Boston Univ. logo, potrait of man, and event details 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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