Teaching Materials

Hidden History of Strikes and Other Protests in College Sports

By Dave Zirin Even in football, a sport whose DNA is constructed to produce obedience and deference to authority, people can be pushed only so far before they push back. At Grambling State, the players engaged in a players’ strike, what all media outlets are calling “a mutiny”, and refused to take the field on Saturday against Jackson State.
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Teaching Against War, for Humanity

By Bill Bigelow

Wars? What wars? On the eve of the U.S. midterm elections, WikiLeaks released the largest cache of classified war documents in history, covering years of U.S. conduct in Iraq. And, as Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman pointed out,

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The Zinn Education Project – Continuing the Work

By teacherken

“He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.”

It seems appropriate to begin with those famous words by George Orwell, because to me they explain the importance of the life

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Critical Media Literacy in the 2.0

By Jesse Gainer

This column is dedicated to the memory of Howard Zinn, who passed away this year at the age of 87. Zinn’s life and work — an unwavering pursuit of justice through focused attention on the marginalized and

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People’s History Awaits Finley Students

Esmeralda Tello can’t wait to utilize a new set of history books in her social studies classroom at J. Taylor Finley Middle School. The books were presented to the teacher by the Zinn Education Project during a ceremony at the

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