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Racism, Diversity, and Protest: 1619 Project

Overview

400 years ago, in August of 1619, the first slave ship arrived in what is now known as the United States. This event has shaped all aspects of American history. These resources explore that impact. Included here are the New York Times' 1619 Project, guides to the Project, and an article from The Guardian which highlights the economic motivation for slavery.

1619 Project PDF

1619 PDF

Guardian Article

How We Think About the Term Enslaved Matters

1619 Project Reading Guide

1619 Project Reading Guides for Essays and Creative Works