The 1619 Project

Posted on AllSides August 23rd, 2019

This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:


  • On Sunday, August 18th, the New York Times Magazine published the print edition of its latest major initiative, The 1619 Project.
  • The project observes the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery.
  • The project’s self-described objective is 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
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