1619: The Truth About 400 Years of Slavery
Four hundred years ago this month, the first group of enslaved Africans were forcibly brought by British colonists to what is now the United States.
1619: The Racist Roots of the U.S. Racial Wealth Gap
Sandy Darity breaks down the long term economic consequences of the aftermath of slavery and ties it into the racial wealth gap that we’re seeing today.
1619: How Slavery Has Impacted the Empathy Gap in our Country
Scholar Clint Smith explains why we don’t show the same empathy to those who suffer the consequences of our country’s actions against African Americans even today.
Read the 1619 Project here.
Dr. Ibram X Kendi
Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers
William Darity, who goes by Sandy.
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