Members of the Activist Music for the People and Leftist Marching Bands (Boston, MA and Portsmouth, NH)
Melida and Carlos Arrendondo, Military Families Speak Out, at the community open-mic for Howard Zinn at Copley Square, Boston.
Bob Moses, founder and director of The Algebra Project, speaks about Zinn's civil rights organizing. Dr. Moses was also an organizer of the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964 and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party which challenged the Mississippi regulars at the 1964 Democratic Convention.
From the left: Claire Lewis, Northeastern Univ (2014); ----; Lauren Cooper, Zinn Education Project; Myrna Morales, Simmons College (2010); Paula Elliott singing "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around."
Mariama White-Hammond, Executive Director of Project HIP HOP (Highways Into the Past - History, Organizing, Power), reads an original spoken word piece about education.
Michael Spinnato, member of Iraq Veterans Against the War and the University of Massachusetts Joiner Center for the Study of War and Social Consequences.
Myrna Morales, Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science (class of 2010), and the Progressive Librarians Guild reads from "Or Does It Explode?" in A People's History of the United States.
Karla Nicholson, Director of Haymarket People's Fund and Dorotea Manuela from the Rosa Parks Human Rights Day Coalition. Emcees for the People's Celebration.
Claire Lewis, Northeastern University (Class of 2014), member of the Progressive Student Alliance and United Students Against Sweatshops reads from "Growing Up Class-Conscious," from You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train.
Mike Prokosch, Communications & Training Coordinator for Community Labor United speaks about Zinn's work in the labor movement.
Paula Elliott, EdD - singer, teacher and educational consultant speaks about the meaning of spirituals to the civil rights movement.
Alex Fried, University of New Hampshire (Class of 2013) and member of the UNH Peace & Justice League, and Seacoast Peace Response reads "The Toll of War," published in The Progressive magazine, Oct 2002.
Evan Greer from Riot Folk!, an anti-profit mutal aid collective, singing !Ya Basta!
Dale Morgan from Sacred Heart High School in Plymouth, MA (Class of 2012) reads from "A University Should Not Be a Demcracy" in The Zinn Reader.
Lauren Cooper from the Zinn Education Project and Teaching for Change speaks about Zinn's activism as an educator.
Dorotea Manuela from the Rosa Parks Human Rights Day Coalition closes the celebration.
Members of the Activist Music for the People and Leftist Marching Bands (Boston, MA and Portsmouth, NH). At Copley Square for the community open mic.
David Fillingham from Veterans for Peace at the community open mic. [on right: Claudio Ruiz, open mic emcee]
David Fillingham from Veterans for Peace at the community open mic. [on right: Carlos Arrendondo, Military Families Speak Out]
Melida and Carlos Arrendondo from Military Families Speak Out at community open mic in Copley Square.
Jake and the Infernal Machine (from left: Clara Hendricks, Jake Carmen, Alysha Suley and John Cleary) sing John Brill's "Dump the Bosses Off Your Back"