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The 1619 Project : a new origin story Book
Book | First edition. | One World, New York : [2021]

Book Large Print Book
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"The animating idea of The 1619 Project is that our national narrative is more accurately told if we begin not on July 4, 1776, but in late August of 1619, when a ship arrived in Jamestown bearing a cargo of twenty to thirty enslaved people from Africa. Their arrival inaugurated a barbaric and unprecedented system of chattel slavery that would last for the next 250 years. This is sometimes referred to as the country's original sin, but it is more than that: It is the country's very origin. The 1619 Project tells this new origin story, placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are as a country.

  • ISBN: 9780593230572
  • Physical Description: xxxiii, 590 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : One World, [2021]
  • Bibliography, etc. Note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.

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