Date Published: 1/23/2020
Author(s): Nikole Hannah-Jones (The New York Times)
Summary: The 1619 Project and its accompanying podcast "1619" aim to show how the the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans play a key role in the history of the United States and how that history carries into the lives of Americans today. In six episodes, the podcast explores five stories about the legacy of slavery.
Pick someone in your life who you think would benefit from learning more about the legacy of slavery and share this podcast series with them. To learn more yourself, check out The 1619 Project in written form on The New York Times Magazine online (a paywall applies to these articles and photos: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html).