Nikole Hannah-Jones in conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: "The New York Times’ 1619 Project"


Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 4:00pm


Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, 10th Floor, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

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The 1619 Project is a major initiative from The New York Times observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery in Britain’s North American colonies. It aims to reframe the reframe the history of the United States, placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of the story.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.:

Nikole Hannah-Jones:

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