iOS app Android app

Myles Horton

The Little-Known Story of 'We Shall Overcome'

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The story of that song, which has became an international anthem for human rights, reveals the civil rights movement's remarkable and complex tapestry and its lasting influence.

Listen to the Teacher

Kurt Wootton | Posted 09.19.2012 | Education
Kurt Wootton

In reaching for solutions to our education problems, we have silenced the voices of those who matter most. We are seeing across the United States -- and in many countries around the world -- the disenfranchisement of our teachers.

Tucson's Mexican American Studies Director Sean Arce Wins National Zinn Education Award

Jeff Biggers | Posted 06.03.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

While the Daily Show brilliantly reminded millions of viewers last night of the disgraceful racist elements behind the attack on Tucson's acclaimed and now outlawed Mexican American Studies program, educators across the nation recalled a teaching moment.

Honoring Guy Carawan

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Peter Dreier

Friends and fans of Guy Carawan will honor the legendary singer, folklorist, and activist whose arrangement of "We Shall Overcome" became the anthem of the American civil rights movement.