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The Flagrant Distortions and Subtle Lies of the ‘1619 Project’

Posted on AllSides October 7th, 2019
From The Right
race, racism, Project 1619, New York Times

Nikole Hannah-Jones isn’t remotely honest in her lead 1619 essay.

I wrote a piece a couple of weeks ago about the long history of slavery around the world, since the “1619 Project” pointedly ignored this history.

My argument was that, no matter how horrific slavery was on these shores, it’s a mistake to say that we were exceptional because of slavery.

I was struck by a tweet in response by Nikole Hannah-Jones, the lead essayist of the 1619 edition of the New York Times magazine, who first said I had...

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