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"Nearly two average American lifetimes (79 years) have passed since the end of slavery, only two. It is not surprising that we can still feel the looming presence of this institution, which helped turn a poor, fledgling nation into a financial colossus."

@kitastew  @NMAAHCA  @jazzedloon  child's shackles, a West African legacy, a black sergeant in the Union Army — a brief history of slavery that has never been taught adequately

@kitastew  @NMAAHCW  @jazzedloone  want to know how you were taught about slavery in school — whether through demonstrations, textbooks, worksheets or any other methods. Please use the form below to share your stories

In an essay for the #1619Project , @kurtstreeter  writes how the refusal to use the very term "owner" speaks to a surge of black self-determination in sport.

@kitastew  @NMAAHC “ @jazzedloonThink  about what it would mean for our education system to properly teach students — young children and teenagers — about enslavement, what they would have to learn about our country. It’s ugly,” writes @kitastew 

With essays by @kitastew  , @NMAAHC  curator Mary Elliot and @jazzedloon  , our special section of the #1619project  explores why the true history of slavery still remains unknown among most Americans

Most Americans still don’t know the full story of slavery. This is the history you didn’t learn in school. #1619project 

@BethyEL  Hi there, you can find the full issue here: , as well lesson plans to aid in @pulitzercenter  teaching the essays

Matthew Desmond@just_shelter ): "Slavery didn’t just deny black freedom but built white fortunes, originating the black-white wealth gap that annually grows wider"

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The goal of the #1619project  is to reframe American history, and to place the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are as a country.

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We're publishing next week's cover story early: U.S. law enforcement failed to see the threat of white nationalism. From the FBI to the DHS to state police — now they have no idea how to stop it.

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White supremacists and other far-right extremists have killed far more people since Sept. 11, 2001, than any other category of domestic extremist.

Each of the stories in the #1619project  takes up a modern phenomenon and reveals its history. From the lack of healthcare to mass incarceration, from the brutality of capitalism to the epidemic of sugar — no part of America has been untouched by slavery.

A major Times investigation suggests that the U.S.-led air war against ISIS in Iraq is killing far more civilians than previously believed.

K-Pop has taken most of the world by storm, but Chile represents a somewhat unlikely conquest.

It's been 400 years since the first ship carrying enslaved Africans arrived at Virginia. Tomorrow at 7 p.m. ET, we'll remember this anniversary with an evening of conversation featuring @nhannahjones , @jbouie , @eveewing  and more, as we launch our #1619project .

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The United States women’s national soccer team is the best in the world and has been for decades. By their players’ calculations, they are making as little as 38 cents to their male counterparts’ dollar.

The United States women’s national soccer team is the best in the world and has been for decades. By their players’ calculations, they are making as little as 38 cents to their male counterparts’ dollar.

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