It is called “The 1619 Project,” and it is a deliberate attempt to revise American history and portray America as founded upon slavery itself. It is a series of articles, a photo essay, and poems presented in the New York Times Magazine that total 100 pages. This ambitious effort carries its title because 1619 is the year when the first slaves were sold at the Jamestown colony in what would become America. This publication happens to be both 400 years later and just in time to begin maligning the nation prior to the 2020 elections.
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The now infamous recent hire of Sarah Jeong by the New York Times has caused a new surge of debate about what racism actually entails. Ms. Jeong’s extremely disparaging statements against white people for just being white were truly horrible. The Times defended Thursday its hiring of Ms. Jeong as its lead opinion writer on technology after the emergence of more than a dozen racially charged tweets, such as “[d]umbass […]