THE NEW YORK TIMES :: The Truth Can Change How We See The World

The 1619 Project, a New York Times initiative marking 400 years since the first ship carrying enslaved Africans arrived in Point Comfort, Virginia, challenges what we know to be true about the legacy of slavery in America. And journalism like this—work that changes how we see the world—is worth subscribing for. Here, Janelle Monae reads the introduction of the 1619 Project from the very shores it was inspired by.

The film, directed by Jenn Nkiru, aired during the 2020 Academy Awards.

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