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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.

  • Indiana | Zinn Education Project
    Indiana Schools Host People’s History Workshops

    Five years after former governor Mitch Daniels tried to ban Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States from Indiana schools, the Zinn Education project was able to offer three workshops to dozens of educators throughout the state

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  • West Virginia, Tell Us Your Story

    Last month, West Virginia teachers inspired us with your victorious nine-day statewide strike. From the national media coverage, one of the things that struck us at the Zinn Education Project was the power of teacher stories.
    From Oklahoma to Kentucky and across the country teachers everywhere are eager to learn from the recent struggle in West Virginia, and we want to help amplify those stories.

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