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Social Justice: 1619 Project

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The 1619 Project



The 1619 Project: A Symposium On Reframing History - Smithsonian Museum

The 1619 Project marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to Jamestown, Virginia with a series of essays, images, stories, and poems that challenge readers to reframe their understanding of U.S. history by considering 1619 as the start of this nation's story. The project was created by Nikole Hannah-Jones, published by the New York Times Magazine and Ms. Hannah-Jones was awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for the introductory essay to the 1619 Project.

The 1619 Project - Collection of essays

The 1619 Project - Original PDF

The 1619 Project details the legacy of slavery in America

Creator Of '1619 Project' On Trump's 'Patriotic Education'

What is the 1619 Project?

"The 1619 Project reframes the country's history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the very center of our national narrative," -The New York Times

1619 Project Podcasts

The 1619 Project Podcast - hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones offers an in-depth look at the legacy of slavery in America and how it impacts American society today. 

A Brief History of Slavery - by Mary Elliott and Jazmine Hughes


Essays & Editorials

Scholarly Articles

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