1619 Project: Morris

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/music-black-culture-appropriation.html I am the type to read the book before I see the movie, and I tried to do something similar with the podcasts for the 1619 series, which both encompass and differ from the essays they address. But I accidentally hit play on the third podcast on “The Birth of American Music” before reading … Continue reading 1619 Project: Morris

1619 Project: Bouie

I continue to read, reflect, and shine a spotlight on the work of the 1619 Project. Today I read the work by Jamelle Bouie, titled “America holds onto an undemocratic assumption from its founding: that some people deserve more power than others.” You can read it in full at this link: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/republicans-racism-african-americans.html Again, I hope … Continue reading 1619 Project: Bouie

The 1619 Project in the New York Times Magazine

One of my goals has been to return to a special series in the New York Times Magazine called the 1619 Project published in August 2019 and use my blog as a place to reflect more on each piece. Here is the link to this series: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html  I hope you will consider reading it, too. … Continue reading The 1619 Project in the New York Times Magazine