The 1619 Project, launched by the New York Times, presents racism and racial conflict as the essential feature and driving force of American history.
The following is a lecture given by David North, national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on 24 October 1996.
Recent US Supreme Court rulings in death penalty cases represent a vast, anti-democratic cultural, legal and political retrogression.
The American Revolution, the most progressive event in world history in its time, continues to inspire the struggle for equality.
The Stamp Act set into motion a series of events that led, in one decade, to the American Revolution.
Nikole Hannah-Jones rejects UNC tenure offer to take position at Howard University, backed by millions in foundation funding
The 1619 Project creator will join writer Ta-Nehisi Coates in founding the Center for Journalism and Democracy at Howard with $20 million in funding from the Knight Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, the Ford Foundation and an anonymous donor.
Opposition to the naked hypocrisy and authoritarian and reactionary intervention of the Tory government does not imply the slightest support for the proponents of “white privilege” theories, whose racialist irrationalism the Tories have refashioned for their own purposes.
The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Board of Trustees voted to grant Hannah-Jones’ application for a full tenure professorship after weeks of outrage and accusations of racism over an initial decision to postpone a vote.
The argument that the racial wealth gap is the most salient feature of American society today is based on a tendentious selection and presentation of data with the aim of covering up class inequalities.