Today's #1619Project collaboration between @Smithsonian and @NYTMag allows Americans to do something important—to illuminate the darkest corners of our history, one of which is the story of slavery. Graphic with yellow text on black background. Text is a quote from Lonnie G. Bunch II, 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian: “Let us use history to inspire us to push a country forward, to help us believe that all things are possible and to demand a country lives up to its stated ideas.”
The #1619Project allows us to understand how central slavery was to our creation and to who we are to this day. It reminds us that America has always been shaped by diverse people and has always been touched and informed by the African American experience.
We continue to be shaped by slavery and to grapple with its legacy. I hope you'll join us now to view the #1619Project webcast presented at @NMAAHC in collaboration between @Smithsonian and @NYTMag:…
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