The 1619 Project
“The 1619 Project is a major initiative from The New York Times observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as our true founding, and placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are.” (New York Times)
The left is supportive of the project, arguing that narratives like these tell a truer, fuller story of America.
“The project was deeply researched and fact-checked...