American Black Journal

The 1619 Project

Clip: Season 47 Episode 40 | 10m 46s

The New York Times Magazine's "The 1619 Project," takes a comprehensive look at the start of slavery in America 400 years ago. Stephen talks with two of the initiative's contributors about how the controversial project reframes U.S. history around the arrival of the first African slave ship in August of 1619. Episode 4740/Segment 1

Aired: 09/09/19

Rating: NR

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