Though slavery was abolished over 150 years ago, we cannot ignore the role it played in creating our nation. The New York Times‘ 1619 Project is dedicated to reframing America’s history with slavery at the center of it. It’s a reminder that we cannot forget our past and must continue to work towards a truly equal future.
For more on the 1619 Project, check out the 1619 podcast, which was named the #1 best podcast of 2019 by TIME.
You can also learn more here.