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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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    Upcoming Conferences and Institutes in 2016

    The Zinn Education Project will play a role in the conferences listed below. We will distribute handouts, staff a booth where you can meet a representative from one of our coordinating organizations (Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change), and/or have representatives offering a workshop on teaching a people’s history. These conferences can provide a great opportunity to meet other progressive educators. Stop by to say hello.

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    Aug. 24, 1922: Howard Zinn Was Born

    Howard Zinn, born on August 24, 1922, was a historian, author, professor, playwright, and activist. Zinn touched the lives of countless people, including his students and activists around the world. His work lives on through the Zinn Education Project, The People Speak, and Voices of a People’s History.

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