The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story by Nikole Hannah-Jones

The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story

Nikole Hannah-Jones

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624 pages | first published 2021

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In late August 1619, a ship arrived in the British colony of Virginia bearing a cargo of twenty to thirty enslaved people from Africa. Their arrival led to the barbaric and unprecedented system of American chattel slavery that would last for the n...
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