1619 Project Marks 400 Year Anniversary of American Slavery

NJ TV's Michael Hill reports

The 1619 Project marks the 400 years since the “White Lion” brought the first Africans to Virginia in a trade for supplies — the beginning of the buying and selling of stolen humans to serve and work as slaves in America.

New York Times Magazine staff writer Nikole Hannah-Jones spoke about the project recently in front of a sold-out audience at NJ PAC.

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