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A Conversation about the New York Times 1619 Project

February 11, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
CEMEX Auditorium

                                                           54th Carlos Kelly McClatchy Symposium 

A Conversation about the New York Times 1619 Project

In August 2019 the New York Times published the 1619 Project, an examination of how slavery shaped and continues to influence the course of US history. New York Times correspondent Nikole Hannah-Jones created the project, and writer Kiese Laymon contributed a short story to it.

Michael Bolden, Managing Director of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford, will moderate a discussion with these writers about the origins and impacts of the 1619 Project.

Event Sponsor: 
Department of Communication and African & African American Studies Co-Sponsors: JSK Journalism Fellowships, Department of History, Center for Comparative St. in Race & Ethnicity, American Studies
Contact Email: 
mdezutti@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-1941