SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Ibram X. Kendi
Marking the 400-year African American struggle to survive and to be free of racism.
SOURCE: PBS News Hour
To observe the anniversary of American slavery, The New York Times Magazine launched The 1619 Project to reframe America’s history through the lens of slavery. The project lead, reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
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Although 1619 remains a historic marker, overemphasizing the date or dismissing the long and complicated history of slavery in the Americas would be a mistake.
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