A new edition of Howard Zinn’s landmark memoir that chronicles his lifelong commitment to social justice and steadfast belief that ordinary people can change history
Product Code: 6768
ISBN: 9780807043844
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Pages: 232
Published Date: 09/18/2018
Availability:In stock
Price: $17.00
In You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train, legendary activist, author, and educator Howard Zinn chronicles more than thirty years of fighting for social change, from his teenage years as a laborer in Brooklyn to teaching at Spelman College during the civil rights movement alongside Alice Walker and Marian Wright Edelman. A former bombardier in World War II, Zinn later became an outspoken antiwar activist and led spirited protests against the Vietnam War while a professor at Boston University. With a new foreword from activist and author Rebecca Solnit, this revised edition will energize a new generation of readers looking for hope and inspiration.
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PART ONE: The South and the Movement

1. Going South: Spelman College
2. “Young Ladies Who Can Picket”
3. “A President Is Like a Gardener”
4. “My Name Is Freedom”: Albany, Georgia
5. Selma, Alabama
6. “I’ll Be Here”: Mississippi


7. A Veteran against War
8. “Sometimes to Be Silent Is to Lie”: Vietnam
9. The Last Teach-In
10. “Our Apologies, Good Friends, for the Fracture of Good Order”

PART THREE: Scenes and Changes

11. In Jail: “The World Is Topsy-Turvy”
12. In Court: “The Heart of the Matter”
13. Growing Up Class-Conscious
14. A Yellow Rubber Chicken: Battles at Boston University
15. The Possibility of Hope

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