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The 1619 Project

This guide offers information and resources for engaging with the 1619 Project individually and as a discussion group. Also includes lesson plans and other educational materials.

The 1619 Project

The 1619 Project: Index of Literary Works

Page 28 ....... Clint Smith on the Middle Passage
Page 29 ....... Yusef Komunyakaa on Crispus Attucks
Page 42 ....... Eve L. Ewing on Phillis Wheatley
Page 43 ....... Reginald Dwayne Betts on the Fugitive Slave Act of 1793
Page 46 ....... Barry Jenkins on Gabriel's Rebellion
Page 47 ....... Jesmyn Ward on the Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves
Page 58 ....... Tyehimba Jess on Black Seminoles
Page 59 ....... Darryl Pinckney on the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 
Page 59 ....... ZZ Packer on the New Orleans massacre of 1866
Page 68 ....... Yaa Gyasi on the Tuskegee syphilis experiment
Page 69 ....... Jacqueline Woodson on Sgt. Isaac Woodard
Page 78 ....... Rita Dove and Camille T. Dungy on the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing
Page 79 ....... Joshua Bennett on the Black Panther Party
Page 84 ....... Lynn Nottage on the birth of hip-hop
Page 84 ....... Kiese Laymon on the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s “rainbow coalition” speech
Page 85 ....... Clint Smith on the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina

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