Teach Truth Day of Action in the News

The 2023 Teach Truth Day of Action was featured in local news stories, podcasts, and national news outlets. Here are a few examples.

Local News Coverage

Rosewood, Florida

Atlanta, Georgia

Iowa City, Iowa

Salem, Ohio

WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Houston, Texas

Washington, D.C.

Bainbridge, Washington

Community activists joined together for ‘Freedom to Learn’ events that included a protest march and panel discussion June 10 in Winslow. Nancy Treder/Kitsap News Group Photos

National News

Educators Nationwide Pledge to Teach Truth in Schools by Aziah Siid, June 12, 2023, Word in Black

How a Brooklyn school is embracing education about race, bias and identity by Arya Sundaram, Jun 10, 2023, Gothamist

Nationwide rallies to encourage ‘truth teaching’ in schools by Asia Ashley, June 8, 2023, The News Courier

Teachers and Allies Ready ‘Teach Truth Day of Action’ on June 10 by Isabel Soisson, June 7, 2023, Dogwood

We Can’t Exclude Black or Asian American History in Classrooms: Histories of resistance and solidarity aren’t new, but in Florida, they won’t be taught. by Kimi Waite, June 5, 2023, The Progressive

Zinn Project’s June 10th Teach the Truth Action Day by Alan Singer, June 4, 2023, The Daily Kos

History Is a Human Right: From Stone Mountain to the Stonewall Inn, the #TeachTruth National Day of Action fights back against anti-history legislation by Jesse Hagopian May 26, 2023 Seattle Medium

Radio and Podcasts


The Valley Labor Report. Interview with Greg Wickenkamp and Deborah Menkart on June 3, 2023

The Valley Labor Report. Interview with Jesse Hagopian on June 10, 2023.

Press Call

The Zinn Education Project held a national press call to prepare media for the day of action. The speakers were representatives from a number of the sponsoring organizations and a high school teacher. Here are highlights from their comments.

Media support for the day of action was provided by KAH Consulting | Story Telling for Good and the National Education Association.

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