About Howard Zinn

Castles for the Laborers and Ballgames on the Radio

Poet Martín Espada wrote a poem to honor Howard Zinn called “Castles for the Laborers and Ballgames on the Radio.” He read the poem during a 2013 interview on Moyers & Company. Espada referred to Zinn as “the… Read More

Video Highlights from the Howard Zinn Room Dedication

Video highlights are now available from the dedication of the Howard Zinn Room at Busboys and Poets, a fundraiser for the Zinn Education Project. More than 300 people were inspired by the words of Jeff Zinn, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Cornel… Read More

Honoring Howard Zinn: A Historian Who Made History

Noam Chomsky, noted author and philosopher, and Anthony Arnove, filmmaker and editor, spoke at SUNY-New Paltz, on Dec. 4, 2011 in tribute to the legacy and life’s work of Howard Zinn. This event was titled “Honoring Howard Zinn:… Read More

Howard Zinn Room Poster | Photo by Robin Holland

Educators and Activists Celebrate the Legacy of Howard Zinn and the Zinn Education Project

There was a standing-room-only crowd at the new Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, Md., for the special event on Sept. 21, 2011 to celebrate International Peace Day, dedicate the Zinn Room, and raise funds for the Zinn Education… Read More

Audio of “Sprouts” (Pacifica Radio) Tribute to Howard Zinn Available Online

“This week’s Sprouts is a special tribute to the people’s historian Howard Zinn who passed away one year ago, January 27, 2010, at age 87. The tribute, narrated by host Brian Jones, includes selections from Zinn’s acclaimed documentary… Read More

The 2010 Ridenhour Courage Prize Awarded to Howard Zinn

On April 14, 2010, The Ridenhour Courage Prize was awarded posthumously to Howard Zinn “for his determination to showcase the hidden heroes of social movements throughout history, his refusal to accept the history of only the powerful and… Read More

Tribute to Howard Zinn at Busboys and Poets

Busboys and Poets celebrated the life and work of Howard Zinn in a special tribute featuring Amy Goodman, Ralph Nader, Dave Zirin, Marian Wright Edelman, and many more. SleptOnTV • February 15, 2010