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About Howard Zinn

I can UNDERSTAND pessimism, but I don't BELIEVE in it. It's not simply a matter of faith, but of historical EVIDENCE. Not overwhelming evidence, just enough to give HOPE, because for hope we don't need certainty, only POSSIBILITY.

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    Oct. 15, 1966: The Black Panther Party Was Founded

    On this day in 1966, the Black Panther Party for Self Defense was founded. They sought social justice for African Americans and other oppressed communities through a combination of revolutionary theory, education, and community programs as stated in their Ten Point Program.

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    Abolish Columbus Day Campaign

    In solidarity with Indigenous peoples throughout the world, the Zinn Education Project has joined the campaign to Abolish Columbus Day. Celebrating Columbus means celebrating colonialism, celebrating racism, celebrating genocide. It’s time that instead we paid tribute to the people who were here first, who are still here, and who are leading the struggle for a sustainable planet.

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