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HIST 150: Enslavement and Abolition

"The 1619 project is an ongoing initaitive from The New York Times Magazine that began in August 2019, the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country's history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative."

This guide contains a collection of library and web resources that will help you explore the implications of this project. Looking to access the magazine? Look below for links to the project and related publications. 



Silverstein, Jake. "Why we published The 1619 Project." The New York Times Magazine, December 20, 2019.

Accessing Project

New York Times Digital Subscription:

Create your NYT digital subscription account today to access the New York Times and the New York Times Magazine. This link will take you to a Research Guide with information on how to create your account.

The New York Times 1619 Project:

The full-text of the NYT's Project. This is an interactive website that will connect you with a variety of essays, images, and podcast interviews relating to the Project.

NPR: The 1619 Project:

34 minute interview with New York Times Magazine correspondent Nikole Hannah-Jones, writer Linda Villarosa, and critic Wesley Morris.