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Title: The 1619 Project
Other Titles: New York Times Magazine
Contributors: New York Times Company
Keywords: Slavery—United States—History
Discrimination—United States
Issue Date: 18-Aug-2019
Publisher: New York Times
Place of Publication: New York
Description: Special issues of the New York Times Magazine, observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. Contents: America Wasn't a Democracy Until Black Americans Made It One, by Nikole Hannah-Jones / American Capitalism Is Brutal. You Can Trace That to the Plantation, by Matthew Desmond / A New Literary Timeline of African-American History, a collection of original poems and stories from 16 different writers, including Clint Smith, Yusef Komunyakaa, Eve L. Ewing, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Barry Jenkins and Jesmyn Ward, among others / How False Beliefs in Physical Racial Difference Still Live in Medicine Today, by Linda Villarosa / What the Reactionary Politics of 2019 Owe to the Politics of Slavery, by Jamelle Bouie / Why Is Everyone Always Stealing Black Music?, by Wesley Morris / How Segregation Caused Your Traffic Jam, by Kevin Kruse / Why Doesn't America Have Universal Healthcare? One word: Race, by Jeneen Interlandi / Why American Prisons Owe Their Cruelty to Slavery, by Bryan Stevenson / The Barbaric History of Sugar in America, by Khalil Gibran Muhammad / How America’s Vast Racial Wealth Gap Grew: By Plunder, by Trymaine Lee / Their Ancestors Were Enslaved by Law. Now They're Lawyers, photo essay by Djeneba Aduayom, with text from Nikole Hannah-Jones and Wadzanai Mhute
ISSN: 0362-4331
Appears in Collections:Monographic reports and papers (Access Limited to Princeton)

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