There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
Tonight’s dedication of the Howard Zinn Room at the Busboys & Poets in Hyattsville has quite a lineup, if radical politics is your thing:
Hosted by Jeff Zinn and Andy Shallal. Featured presenters: Bernice Johnson Reagon, Amy Goodman, Cornel West, Dave Zirin, Beverly Daniel Tatum, Laura Flanders, Marian Wright Edelman, Medea Benjamin, Regie Cabico, Judy Richardson, Craig and Cindy Corrie, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Mary Beth Tinker, Phyllis Bennis, Barbara Ehrenreich, David Swanson, Kevin Zeese, Kymone Freeman, and more. Performances by Emma’s Revolution and Chelsey Green. Host committee* includes presenters above and Myla Kabat-Zinn, Alice Walker, Barbara Lee, Bill Moyers, Stephen M. Kohn, Clarence Lusane, Brenda Coughlin, Anthony Arnove, Knox Tull, Makani Themba-Nixon, William Holtzman, Don Murray, Heather C. McGhee, and more.
Gee, no Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, or Angela Davis?
The restaurant is at 5331 Baltimore Ave., Suite 104, in Hyattsville. The event is from 6 to 10 p.m. and is free.