Today marks the 90th birthday of historian, playwright, and activist Howard Zinn (1912-2010). A former bombardier in WWII, Zinn became active in the civil rights movement while teaching at Spelman. After being fired for supporting student protestors, he became a...
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The passing of historian Howard Zinn has inspired many to share their admiration and stories of the late author and activist.
The following is an excerpt from Lanterns: A Memoir of Mentors by Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund. Edelman was a student of the late Howard Zinn at Spelman College. Photo by Roslyn Zinn HOWARD...
Beacon Press director Helene Atwan offers this remembrance of historian, author, playwright, social activist, and friend Howard Zinn.
The staff of Beacon Press deeply mourns the passing of Howard Zinn, historian, author, playwright, social activist, and friend.
On December 13th, the History Channel will premiere "The People Speak," based on Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States."