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Historians Slam NYT’s 1619 Project as 'Biased,' 'Anti-Historical'

Historians Slam NYT’s 1619 Project as 'Biased,' 'Anti-Historical'
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The NY Times’ 1619 Project was a sprawling effort earlier this year to convince Americans that slavery was part of the DNA of America. Made up of various pieces by different authors, the 1619 Project seemed to promote an idea that matched current far left sentiment about the importance of identity with an underlying anti-capitalism. The Times is now promoting the Project for inclusion in high school curricula, so it’s likely it will be with us for some time. But where did all of this material come from?

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