Sunday, August 25, 2019
The 1619 Project: 400 Years of Slavery
MSNBC, 8/18/19; PBS News Hour; Ashley Wells, Seth Auberon (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly
The 1619 Project: How Slavery Has Defined America Today
Nikole Hannah-Jones joins MSNBC's David Gura.
The 1619 Project details the legacy of slavery in America
(PBS NewsHour, Aug. 18, 2019) Four hundred years ago this month, the first enslaved people from Africa arrived in the Virginia colony. To observe the anniversary of American slavery, The New York Times Magazine launched The 1619 Project to reframe America’s history through the lens of slavery. The project lead, reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.