Intro to the 1619 Project

  • Who is Nikole Hannah-Jones and why did she pitch The 1619 Project to editors at The New York Times Magazine?  

  • What is the1619 Project’s overall premise?

  • What does the 1619 Project teach us about the legacy of slavery in America?

We will explore these questions through a video and reading. 

  • Warm Up

  • "Introducing Nikole Hannah-Jones and the 1619 Project" Video and Study Guide

  • "Save the Last Word for Me"

  • 1619 Project Extension Activity

Media Storm and the Pulitzer Center
"Introducing Nikole Hannah-Jones and the 1619 Project"
Video, Study Guide and Discussion
New York Times
"Introduction: The 1619 Project"
Save the Last Word for Me
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