The Pulitzer Center is proud to be the education partner for The 1619 Project, which is inaugurated by a special issue of The New York Times Magazine. Click here for our curricular resources, including a reading guide for the issue, activities to engage students, and more.
“What if I told you that the year 1619 is as important to the American story as the year 1776? What if I told you that America is a country born both of an idea and a lie?” author Nikole Hannah-Jones asked during the live-streamed announcement of 'The 1619 Project,' for which the Pulitzer Center serves as the education partner, at the TimesCenter on Tuesday, August 13.
The New York Times Magazine has partnered with the Pulitzer Center on 'The 1619 Project,' an expansive issue of the magazine exploring the legacies of slavery in America today. We highlight significant coverage of the project in this post.