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Colonial, Revolutionary, and Early National America: 1619 Project

The year 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first slaves in America. The New York Times has published an interactive project of essays, short fiction, poetry, and photography to re-examine the legacy of slavery in America. 

Click HERE for access to the 1619 Project from The New York Times.

Click HERE for additional support materials from the 1619 Project: Pulitzer Center Education Programming.

The New York Times is committed to adding more materials to the project throughout the year, but here is a list of the initial articles published in August, 2019: