Book – Non-fiction. By Michele Bollinger and Dao Tran. 2012.
A collection of 101 brief and accessible profiles of rebels, radicals, and fighters for social justice.
Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow. 16 pages.
In this role play, students become members of the American Anti-Slavery Society, facing many of the real challenges to ending slavery.
Teaching Activity. By Gayle Olson-Raymer.
Questions and teaching ideas for Chapter 9 of Voices of a People's History of the United States on black and white resistance to slavery before the Civil War.
Film clip. Voices of a People's History.
Dramatic reading John Brown’s Last Speech delivered on November 2, 1859, by Josh Brolin.
Teaching Activity. Essay by Howard Zinn and lesson by Bill Bigelow. 17 pages.
Students research and share stories about unsung heroes in U.S. history.
Book - Non-fiction. By Shaun Slifer and Bec Young. 2010.
Images and short bios of 78 activists from throughout U.S. history and the Americas. For middle school to adult.
Film. Directed by Howard Zinn, Chris Moore, and Anthony Arnove. 2009. 110 minutes.
Dramatic readings and performances based on Voices of a People's History and A People's History of the United States.
Book - Non-fiction. By James W. Loewen. 2018. 480 pp.
Provides a detailed critique of 12 leading high school history textbooks.