The 1619 Project Centers the Enslaved, Rethinks Story of America
“It aims to reframe the country’s history…placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the very center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are.”
How Tracy K. Smith Uses Poetry to Confront Racial Injustice
The New York Times Magazine followed the U.S. poet laureate as she toured the South, using poetry to launch conversations about racism.
READ: 4 Thank You Notes to Michelle Obama
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Rashida Jones and more published heartfelt letters to the First Lady for “changing the course of American History.”
READ: Marilyn Mosby Discusses Freddie Gray Trial, Black Lives Matter in New Interview
A new article from The New York Times Magazine investigates the forces that Mosby says stopped her from successfully prosecuting the officers implicated in Freddie Gray’s death.