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Indiana Schools Host People’s History Workshops
April 19, 2018

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
April 4, 2018

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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Make Reconstruction History Visible
April 1, 2018

The “Make Reconstruction History Visible” mapping project is an opportunity for students and teachers to identify and advocate for public recognition of Reconstruction history in their community and the significant accomplishments made by newly freed people and their white allies.
This project, a part of the Teach Reconstruction campaign, helps students learn about this vital era in U.S. history while also playing an active role in giving visibility to an era that has been hidden or misrepresented for too long.
For example, in Charleston County, South Carolina, of the nearly 200 historical markers, the first to commemorate Reconstruction history
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Women’s History: Continue the Fight for Justice
March 14, 2018

From #MeToo to the Movement for Black Lives to the victorious West Virginia teachers’ strike, women continue to be on the front lines fighting for justice.

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NPR Segment on Teaching About Slavery Features Zinn Education Project
February 19, 2018

Tune into the 1A radio show on Monday, February 19 at 11 AM EST for “How Do You Teach Slavery?” which focuses on a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center called “Teaching Hard History: American Slavery.” The show features Adam Sanchez, Zinn Education Project organizer and curriculum writer.

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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America (Book) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

Free Book Offer: The Color of Law
February 9, 2018

How do you teach about housing discrimination in the North? Tell us, using excerpts from Richard Rothstein’s articles or book, The Color of Law, or Linda Christensen’s lesson, “Stealing Home: Eminent Domain, Urban Renewal, and the Loss of Community.”

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Colin Kaepernick Brings People’s History to Youth
February 1, 2018

Colin Kaepernick and a team of organizers are offering a series of Know Your Rights Camps for youth across the country, where young people learn about health, history, criminal justice, higher education, and more. The Nation sportswriter Dave Zirin describes the power of this day-long event in “Colin Kaepernick’s Message to Chicago Youth: ‘Know Your Rights’.” To take the learning home, participants receive a back-pack full of educational resources.
You can imagine how pleased we were to receive a request from Kaepernick to help provide copies of Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States for the
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