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The People Speak at SummerStage Anywhere

  On Friday, June 12, 2020, join SummerStage Anywhere for a live performance of THE PEOPLE SPEAK.  From the SummerStage website: By giving public expression to rebels, dissenters, and visionaries from our past—and present—SummerStage Anywhere and VOICES seek… Read More

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We Make People’s History!

On January 27, share how you make people’s history This year marks the 40th anniversary of A People’s History of the United States, and the 10th anniversary of Howard Zinn’s death on January 27, 2010. No doubt, Zinn’s… Read More

Howard Zinn Lecture Series: Frederick Douglass

Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture: Frederick Douglass by David W. Blight

David W. Blight, Sterling Professor of History at Yale University, delivered the fourth Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture at Boston University on Monday, Dec. 2. Blight’s topic is “Frederick Douglass: Prose Poet of American Democracy.” The event took place… Read More

2019 Howard Zinn Lecture Series - Eric Foner |

Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture: The Second Founding, Presented by Eric Foner

Historian Eric Foner spoke at the Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series on the topic of “The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Forged a Constitutional Revolution.” The event took place at Boston University on March 19,… Read More

2018 Howard Zinn Book Fair |

2018 Howard Zinn Book Fair

The fifth annual Howard Zinn Book Fair will take place on Sunday, Dec. 2, at the San Francisco City College Mission Campus from 10am-6pm. This year’s theme is “Fighting for the Air We Breathe.” Theme description: The effects… Read More

2016 Howard Zinn Book Fair posters in window

2016 Howard Zinn Book Fair

The third annual Howard Zinn Book Fair was held in San Francisco on December 4, 2016. Historian Carl Mirra shared with us a description of one of the sessions at the book fair. Mirra describes the panel “Making… Read More

Second Annual Howard Zinn Bookfair 2015

The second annual Howard Zinn Book Fair (HZBF) will be held on Sunday, November 15, 2015, at City College of San Francisco, Mission Campus. Visit for updates, schedule, and more information.

Voices of a People's History, 10th Anniversary Edition

10th Anniversary Edition of Voices Now Available

The 10th anniversary edition of Voices of a People’s History of the United States is now available. Voices of a People’s History is a companion to Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States, with first person… Read More

10th Anniversary New York Performance: Voices of a People’s History

Voices of a People’s History of the United States, The New School for Public Engagement, and Seven Stories Press, in association with Haymarket Books, present a special evening of music and readings to celebrate the tenth-anniversary edition of Voices of… Read More

Marx in Soho Fall 2014 Schedule

Bob Weick enters his 10th season performing Howard Zinn’s play, Marx in Soho, with performances scheduled for Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. In Howard Zinn’s brilliant, timely play, Karl Marx launches into a passionate, funny and moving defense of… Read More

Howard Zinn Read In |

Howard Zinn Read-In, Nov. 5

In honor of historian Howard Zinn and all the ordinary people he celebrated in his work, on Tuesday November 5, scholars and activists from across the country will take part in a Read-in of Zinn’s work on the… Read More

THE PEOPLE SPEAK . . . in Chicago!

Please join Voices of a People’s History for a free screening of Howard Zinn’s film THE PEOPLE SPEAK as part of the new Chicago Voices pilot project with a free Educators Toolkit giveaway.

The People Speak in D.C. and S.O.S. March

The People Speak Monday, July 25, 7:30 PM with a special introduction by Dave Zirin SOS Film Festival – ALL FILMS @ 7:30 PM TICKETS $10 The People Speak is inspired by Howard Zinn’s groundbreaking books A People’s History… Read More

First performance at the 92nd St. Y, New York • Photo by Robert A. Ripps • February 23, 2003

Special Screening of The People Speak at BAM, November 4

November 4, 2010 BAM, Brooklyn, NY 7 pm screening. Q&A to follow. THE PEOPLE SPEAK (2009) Directed by Howard Zinn, Chris Moore and Anthony Arnove. A special screening with Josh Brolin, Staceyann Chin, David Strathairn, Allison Moorer, and… Read More

Howard Zinn’s The People Speak, Live! in New York, December 12

Sunday, December 12, 2010 6-8pm Levi’s Workshop 18 Wooster Street New York, NY 10013   Please join The People Speak for a special live performance and slideshow of historical photographs from the Library of Congress digital collections. The… Read More

The People Speak in Britain

The People Speak is a unique celebration of British history. Through live performances and readings, The People Speak will highlight significant moments in our history where people have spoken out for change. Taking part in the event are… Read More

Tribute to Howard Zinn at Busboys and Poets

Busboys and Poets celebrated the life and work of Howard Zinn in a special tribute featuring Amy Goodman, Ralph Nader, Dave Zirin, Marian Wright Edelman, and many more. SleptOnTV • February 15, 2010

Zinn at the 2008 NCSS | Photo by Steve Puppe/NCSS.

Howard Zinn at the 2008 NCSS Conference

In 2008, Howard Zinn have a keynote address at the National Conference for the Social Studies (NCSS) conference. He offers clear examples of how history teachers can help students think outside of the box. This is an excellent film… Read More