A Zinn Education Project report is a resource to help people press for more rigorous and truthful teaching of Reconstruction history, and to counter the "anti-history" proposals that are under consideration in 37 states.
History is politics by other means, and we who care about it have to fight this war better and more strategically ourselves. We need history that can get us marching but also render us awed by how much there is to learn.
Trump’s charge that Zinn makes students feel “ashamed” of their history is false. Zinn offers dramatic accounts of Americans resisting oppression, promoting not shame but pride in this ongoing and unfinished struggle for social justice.