Howard Zinn 1922 – 2010

Celebrate 100 Years of Howard Zinn

HOWARD ZINN (1922–2010) was a historian, author, professor, playwright, and activist. His life’s work focused on a wide range of issues including race, class, war, and history, and touched the lives of countless people. His writing celebrated the accomplishments of social movements and ordinary people, and challenged readers to question the myths that justify war and inequality. Zinn’s influence lives on in millions of people who have read his work and have been inspired by his actions. He ended his autobiography with these encouraging words: “We don’t have to wait for some grand utopian future. The future is an endless succession of presents, and to live now as we think humans should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory.”

Celebrate 100 Years of Howard Zinn with Books

“take every opportunity you have to spread your point of view as you create a community around you, because you can’t do anything by yourself.”

“War Poisons Everybody”: Remembering Legendary Historian Howard Zinn on His 100th Birthday

Zinn Education Project

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