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The 1857 Project

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Gateway Journalism Review: 1857 Project
English

Nikole Hannah-Jones' 1619 essay in The New York Times Magazine last year on the centrality of race...

Illustration courtesy of Steve Edwards / Gateway Journalism Review.
Illustration courtesy of Steve Edwards / Gateway Journalism Review.

"Our spring 2020 issue is out and explores the history of race in the Land of Dred Scott. We are calling it the 1857 project because one of the most important chapters in the nation’s story occurred here with the Dred Scott decision reading blacks out of the Constitution and the Lincoln-Douglas debates the next year over whether America could endure part slave and part free."

To read the full issue of The 1857 Project, click here.

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