African American History Culture : The 1619 Project

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The significance of the 1619 Project

In 1619, just 12 years after the founding of the first permanent English settlement in the Americas, the Jamestown colonists bought the first slaves, 20 to 30 enslaved Africans, from English pirates...




By Jesse Jackson

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Clyde C Coger Jr

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An African American mother and daughter journey to their family's past in Ghana



By Alessandra Prentice
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The Hopefulness and Hopelessness of 1619
Marking the 400-year African American struggle to survive and to be free of racism

In 1619, this black woman and white man—what they embody—arrived months apart in 12-year-old Virginia, the first of the 13 British colonies that became the United States. Angela was the original embodiment of enslavement, of survival, of the 400-year African American struggle to survive, to be free of racism; John was the original embodiment of elite white male power, of the democracy of racists, of its 400-year struggle to survive, to be free of anti-racism...

Unattributed oil painting, Am I Not a Man and a Brother
RUSSELL BOYCE / REUTERS


Ibram X. Kendi
Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University


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Virginia marks pivotal moment when African slaves arrived


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