Reframing our History: The 1619 Project

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Each semester, Episcopal Divinity School at Union selects a theme and a book as a guiding focus for a semester-long discussion on justice issues critical for faith communities. This Fall 2021, EDS at Union has selected The 1619 Project, an ongoing project from The New York Times Magazine that “aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative.” 
Join us in reading The 1619 Project at the New York Times Magazine here or for free through the Pulitzer Prize Center here.
From the New York Times description of the project:
“The 1619 Project began with the publication, in August 2019, of a special issue of The New York Times Magazine containing essays on different aspects of contemporary American life, from mass incarceration to rush-hour traffic, that have their roots in slavery and its aftermath. Each essay takes up a modern

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