Today, the name “Karen” represents a faction of the population, made up of white women specifically, that is threatened by the prospect of losing its […]
The 1619 Project is an initiative by The New York Times that re-examines the history, and lasting influence, of American slavery on our society.
Join us the first Tuesday of each month as we continue to discuss how the legacy of slavery remains the dominant factor of American political, cultural, and social spheres. The library program centers on the articles included in the New York Times Special Sunday Magazine dated August 20, 2019.
Article packets are available for download on this website or on the lobby display at the Lee Road Library.
Race and Elections
For the upcoming, October 22nd discussion, we are read the packet RACE AND ELECTIONS. It includes the essay from the 1619 Project – “What Reactionary Politics of 2019 Owe to the Politics of Slavery” and news items from ABCNews.com.