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In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. On the 400th anniversary of this fateful moment, it is time to tell the story.“1619” is a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. You can find more information about it at
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4.5 stars from 17,471 ratings
Fantastic episode!
Thank you for so beautifully describing the arc of American music history. As one who loves both Motown and Yacht Rock (wait, did I just write that?) I appreciate these connections I would not have understood previously. My highest recommendation!
Steve811 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/26/20
As a history major we were always taught to let the primary documents speak for thmselves. The person here has come up with a narrative and tried to work history into that view point. This is not how history needs to be done
KeithWRR via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 02/26/20
A must listen
So important and insightful
Stakuz via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 02/26/20
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