RIP, Howard Zinn

It is being reported that Howard Zinn, the famed historian, activist, and author, is dead at 87 of a heart attack.

To him, to representing the underclasses, and to challenging the status quo.


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4 Responses to RIP, Howard Zinn

  1. La Lubu says:

    ……….(I have no words)…………

    Howard, you will be sorely missed. It is to my great regret that you were never able to make it to our Mother Jones Dinner. La Lutta Continua.

    Peace.

  2. AliceInWonderland says:

    *raises glass*

    To Howard, who inspired me to open my eyes.

  3. I love Howard Zinn. He’s part of the reason I decided to become a teacher. I intend to use A People’s History of the United States and the graphic novel that goes with it in my classroom. And I’ll be teaching elementary school. It’s never too early to learn the truth about American history!

  4. Salome says:

    People’s History of the United States changed my life when I read it as a teenager. He will be sorely missed here. RIP. Prof. Zinn.

    (Not to make light of the situation, but this is one of those days I envy those of you who don’t have any conservative friends. I posted one of the articles announcing his death on Facebook and I’m sure the 3 of them who know who he is will post something insulting and stupid on there in just a matter of time…)

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