Friends of Howard Zinn gathered at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC to pay tribute to the historian and political activist who died on January 27, 2010. The speakers included Ralph Nader, Marian Wright Edelman, Amy Goodman, Dave Zirin, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Phyllis Bennis, Geoffrey Millard, Richard Rubenstein, and Busboys and Poets’ owner Andy Shallal. The program also included music by Bernice Johnson Reagon and Emma’s Revolution, as well as readings from Howard Zinn’s books. Shani Jamila performed a speech by renowned writer June Jordan.
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