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Updating Howard Zinn

Our Busboys and Poets Book Club meets monthly in the Howard Zinn Room at the BB&P restaurant in Hyattsville under a remarkable mural painted by BB&P owner Andy Shallal. The mural was inspired by Langston Hughes’ poem, “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”. Four … Continue reading

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Home away from home

These days I’m frequently finding myself  at the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and Jefferson Street in the Arts District of Hyattsville, MD. A couple of weeks ago I knew I was due at Busboys and Poets-Hyattsville restaurant at that location … Continue reading

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Didn’t I have enough to read?

As if I didn’t have stacks of books awaiting my attention, yesterday I committed to two more: Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez, and Howard Zinn’s A History of the People of the United States. … Continue reading

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Think Globally, Act Locally

              Hyattsville Patch Video by Sarah Nemeth: http://hyattsville.patch.com/articles/video-authors-break-bread-at-busboys-in-hyattsville#video-7185738 At the new Busboys and Poets restaurant in the Arts District of Hyattsville, Maryland, in the large community room named for historian and activist Howard Zinn, five … Continue reading

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