A Republican lawmaker is trying to ban all books by Howard Zinn from Arkansas schools

An Arkansas lawmaker wants to ban all books written by deceased historian Howard Zinn, author of the national bestseller A People’s History of the United States.

Zinn, who died in 2010, wrote about American history from the perspective of the voiceless—women, African Americans, factory workers, Native Americans. His approach was controversial: For conservatives he was someone who defamed historical figures, and for intellectuals he was a drastic revisionist.

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