Remember, your assignment is to develop a research project inspired from the documentary The People Speak and/or the book The Voices of the People's History of the United States
A People's History of the United States (on Google Books)
Watch more readings from the Voices of the People's History of the United States
Previous ENG 102 posts
Here is a list of the resources I'm going to be putting on reserve for you at the BCTC library circulation desk, in the HUM 220 section:
Crips and Bloods: Made in America
Mooney, James, ed. American Dissenters: Volume Two. Maplecrest, NY: Brandywine Press, 2005.
Includes chapters on:
Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Bill Haywood and the IWW
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the Port Huron Statement
Reflections on Power and Self-Righteousness
The Battle in Seattle
The Arrogance of Ownership
Ruane, Kevin. War and Revolution in Vietnam, 1930-1975. Bristol, PN: UCL Press, 1998.
Buchheit, Paul, ed. American Wars: Illusions and Realities. Atlanta, GA: Clarity Press, 2008.
McCarthy, Timothy Patrick and John McMillian, eds. The Radical Reader: A Documentary History of the American Radical Tradition. NY: The New Press, 2003.
Also in regards to the documentary:
The Zinn Education Project
Zinn, Howard. A People's History of the United States: 1492 - Present. NY: Harper-Collins, 2003.
Howard Zinn on Democratic Education (Z Magazine)
Howard Zinn on Holy Wars (Democracy Now)
Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. Brooklyn, NY: Verso, 1996.
Loewen, James. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. NY: Touchstone, 2007.
Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Propaganda Model of the Media
and an ongoing archive of materials on Howard Zinn