PBS NewsHour

The 1619 Project details the legacy of slavery in America

Clip: 08/18/2019 | 14m 45s

Four hundred years ago this month, the first enslaved people from Africa arrived in the Virginia colony. To observe the anniversary of American slavery, The New York Times Magazine launched The 1619 Project to reframe America’s history through the lens of slavery. The project lead, reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

Aired: 08/18/19

Rating: NR

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