#TeachTruth About Constitution Day

On this Constitution Day, let’s commit ourselves to teach the truth. Let’s look deeply and critically at how this document may have offered a republican form of government for some, but denied humanity to others, and contributed to the system of white supremacy we still need to dismantle.
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Alaina Roberts on Black Freedom on Native Land

Alaina Roberts discussed the Reconstruction era connections between Black freedom and Native American citizenship in the context of westward expansion onto Native land. This session is part of the Zinn Education Project’s Teach the Black Freedom Struggle online people’s history series.
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Howard Zinn Centennial Week Events

Throughout the week of the 100th anniversary of Howard Zinn’s birth on Aug. 24, 1922, there will be events for educators, archivists, and the wider community to learn from Zinn’s life and work — and to share the many ways that people continue to document and share people’s history.
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People’s Historian: Lerone Bennett Jr.

For the Howard Zinn Centennial, we are highlighting people’s historians who preceded Howard Zinn and those who are expanding the field today. One historian we feature is Lerone Bennett Jr., who was senior editor of Ebony magazine.
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Teaching People’s History Is Under Attack

This year, back-to-school season arrives with continued attacks on teachers and bans on accurate history. Challenging traditions of white supremacy was central to Reconstruction and still is today, as the Right tries to quell surges in democracy and justice.
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There Is Power in Numbers

We need to expose the right's agenda and be visible in our defense of teaching people's history. Don't let the right control the narrative. We ask EVERYONE (including YOU) reading this news post to defend the right to #TeachTruth.
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