PEN New England selected Ferguson activists and bloggers Johnetta Elzie and DeRay McKesson to receive the 2015 Howard Zinn Freedom to Write Award. Formerly named the "Thomas Paine Award," the Freedom to Write Award was re-named in honor of Howard Zinn.
Updated on October 10, 2020 by Howard Zinn Website
By Robert Cohen and Sonia Murrow • The Nation • August 5, 2013
Updated on October 11, 2020 by Howard Zinn Website
Mitch Daniels’s covert war on Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States.
Barsamian: You have called attention to the role of artists in a time of war. What attracts you to artists?
Zinn: Artists play a special role in social change. I first noticed this when I was a teenager and becoming politically aware for the first time. It was people in the arts who had the greatest emotional effect on me.
Updated on October 4, 2020 by Howard Zinn Website