ONE MORE WEEK! HOWARD ZINN BOOK FAIR 2017

FOURTH ANNUAL HOWARD ZINN BOOK FAIR
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 19TH, 2017 10-6
MISSION CAMPUS OF CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO
1125 VALENCIA STREET, SAN FRANCISCO

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FULL PROGRAM:  HERE
LIST OF EXHIBITORS:  HERE
IMPORTANT INFO AND LOGISTICS: HERE

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cropped-hzbf006-copyThis year has brought many hundreds of thousands of people to the streets to defend immigrants, fight for healthcare for all, defeat a Muslim ban, and provide a powerful voice against the racism, mysoginy and homophobia that brought Trump to office. This is the spirit that the Fourth Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair celebrates on Sunday, November 19th as we envision what “The World We Want,” might look like.

Over 140 Authors, Zinesters, Bloggers and publishers will gather for a jam-packed for a day of close to 60 readings, panel discussions and workshops exploring the value of dissident histories. In the spirit of the late historian Howard Zinn we recognize the stories of the ways that everyday people have risen to propose a world beyond empires big and small. There will also be a big room full of over 75 radical book sellers, publishers and community organizations.

Highlights include talks from:

  • Adam Hochschild, NY Times Best-Selling author of Spain in Our Hearts and King Leopold’s Ghost
  • Sekou Odinga, former Black Panther Party member and recently released political prisoner, author of In the Whirlwind
  • Rebecca Solnit, Harper’s contributing editor and author of The Mother of All Questions and Men Explain Things to Me will discuss What’s Next for the Resistance
  • Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz debuting her new book Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Ammendment..
  • Punk Icon, Michelle Cruz Gonzales, author of the Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Punk Band
  • Sasha Lilly, local activist, Pacifica Radio host and author/editor of numerous books including Capital and Its Discontents: Conversations with Radical Thinkers in a Time of Tumult
  • Radical strategies with important activists such as Mark Bray, Jovanka Beckles, Cindy Milstein, Kevin Van Meter, and Antonio Roman-Acala.
  • A five-session track dedicated to exploring what ‘Black Reconstruction In Our Time’ would look like based on the seminal writings of W.E.B. Du Bois.

The Howard Zinn Book Fair is brought to you by an all-volunteer team and the support of the City College of San Francisco Community: (Labor and Community Studies Department, Social Justice AA-T Program, Free City Outreach, American Federation of Teachers 2121 ) and Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, California Institute For Integral Studies, Green Arcade Books, Haymarket Publishing and AK Press.

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Zinn 2017: Full List of Exhibitors

HOWARD ZINN BOOK FAIR, SUNDAY NOVEMBER 19TH, 2017 10-6 MISSION CAMPUS OF CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO, 1125 MISSION. 

cropped-hzbf006-copyWe are officially sold-out of tables for this year’s Howard Zinn Book Fair! Whether you are looking for ideas to help change the world, a good new read, or a perfect holiday gift for the rabble-rouser in the family, the Fair is the place to be. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list for a table, please email us at zinnbookfair <<at>> gmail.com.

AK Press Last Gasp of San Francisco
Beacon Press Manic D Press
Between the Lines Mark Martin Art
BK Publications Microcosm Publishing
Bolerium Books Neuroatypical-Lex Cartatin
Bound Together Anarchist Books New Press
California Institute for Integral Studies Platypus
Single Payer Now! PM Press
City Lights Books and Publishing Prisoners Literature Project
Civil Rights Movement Veterans Website Rainbow Grocery Cooperative
Crimethinc RE/Search
Eastwind Books Regent Press
Follet` Reneck Revolt
Food First Renounce War Projects
Free City! + CCSF Social Justice A.A. Outreach Revolutionary Poets Brigade
Friends of Cooperatiion Jackson Richmond Progressive Action
Green Arcade Bookstore Saint Mary’s MFA Program
Hardball Press Single Payer Now!`
Haymarket Social Justice Journal
Hesperian Books Speak Out Now!
Immigrant Girl, Radical Woman Stacked Deck/Tyler Spyler
Institute for Anarchist Studies Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Project
International Socialist Organization Subversive Truth Collective
IWW, East Bay Branch Teaching For Change
Jacobin Tech Workers Collective
Judamogu Art Transgress Press
Just Seeds Veleda Press
Just World Books Verso
Labor Notes Western Regional Advocacy Project
Zinn Education Project Project Yellow Dress

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Zinn Education Trivia Night 11/7

Our friends at the Zinn Education Project help to keep the project of the People’s History alive, relevant to younger generations, and in the classroom! Help welcome them to the San Francisco Bay Area by attending their People’s History Trivia Night, just two nights before the Book Fair.

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Friday, Nov. 17 • 6-9 pm • Game starts at 6:30 pm
San Francisco Women’s Building • Map
$20 minimum per person  • Prices go up Oct. 1
Teams of up to 6 players • Teams can be formed on-site
Prizes include Zinn Education Project t-shirts, books, films, and more!

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The HZBF 2017 Poster Is Here

The Howard Zinn Book Fair 2017 poster will be hitting the streets next week! This year local artist Cece Carpio whose work can be seen on murals all over the Bay Area. Her powerful work speaks for itself, and you can check out more of it at: http://cececarpio.com.

If you love this poster and want to support this year’s Howard Zinn Book Fair, please consider contributing to our annual  Indiegogo fundraising campaign .

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Howard Zinn Book Fair Indiegogo Fund Drive 2017

Help us make the Fourth Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair a success! The Fair brings together readers with dozens of radical and progressive authors, bloggers, publishers, and freedom fighters. We are dedicating this year’s fair to the them of “The World We Want.” Funds raised will help us keep the event free and open to the public and provide professional childcare. This year’s authors include Sekou Odinga, Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz, Aja Monet and Adam Hochschild and many more. Please visit and donate:

HOWARD ZINN BOOKFAIR INDIEGOGO PAGE

 Our good friend Sarah Jaffe, author of Necessary Trouble: Americans In Revolt, says that you should donate. So that settles it! Check out the great perks from Haymarket Books, AK Press, and PM Press.

Black Reconstruction in Our Times, Presented by the Center For Political Education at the Howard Zinn Book Fair November 19,2017

The Howard Zinn Book Fair is pleased to collaborate with the Center for Political Education for a special multi-session track, “Black Reconstruction in Our Times.” This track will explore and update the ideas presented in W.E.B. DuBois’ classic “Black Reconstruction in America: 1960-1880. This work was the first full-length study of the role black Americans played in the crucial period after the Civil War, when the slaves had been freed and the attempt was made to reconstruct American society. We hope that these conversations will contribute to our understanding of how to build a movement against racism today.

More program announcements coming soon! 

devDevelopment Drowned and Reborn: The Blues and Bourbon Restorations in Post-Katrina New Orleans Jordan Camp (Policing the Planet), Laura Pulido (Development Drowned and Reborn)  in conversation with Just Cause/Causa Justa and Movement Generation
firststrikeFirst Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles: Author Damien Sojoyner (First Strike) and educators Chrissy Zavala and Mariame Kaba
blackradFutures of Black Radicalism, Ed Gayle Theresa Johnson Seth Markle, author Motor Cycle on Hell Run: Tanzania, Black Power and the Uncertain Future of Pan-Africanism, organizers Sanyika Bryant (Malcolm X Grassroots Movement), and Ntayna Lee (LeftRoots)
readyReady to Work, Uprooting Inequity: Black Workers in Los Angeles County author Saba Waheed in conversation with Danielle Mahones (Black Workers Project), Melissa Burch (of University of Texas on employment for formerly imprisoned people)
downloadResisting Repression, Jakobi Williams, From The Bullet to the Ballot and Donna Willmot, former political prisoner