Slavery's Legacy

Did The 1619 Project accurately recast U.S. history?


Amid a tense moment in racial relations, an ambitious — and controversial — journalistic endeavor known as The 1619 Project places slavery at the center of U.S. history. The goal, wrote the editors at The New York Times Magazine, which commissioned and published the project, is to chronicle slavery's impact on capitalism, education, health care and many other ...

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