NYT: 400 years of African struggle in America

Racism is like alcoholism. You can’ recover from it until you admit you have it.



The 1619 Project

In August of 1619, a ship appeared on this horizon, near Point Comfort, a coastal port in the British colony of Virginia. It carried more than 20 enslaved Africans, who were sold to the colonists. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the years of slavery that followed.

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