The 1619 Project
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THE QUICK FACTS
- 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 ...