Headlines in the News
We will attempt to provide timely news articles that may be found in our nation's newspapers, magazines and in informative blogs on any and all things relative to 1619.
(Please be advised that the following articles/blogs DO NOT reflect the opinions of the organization, and are provided solely for informational purposes only).
- February 12, 2019: 1619: 400 years ago, a ship arrived in Virginia, bearing human cargo. USA Today
- February 11, 2019: Virginia's governor called slaves 'indentured servants.' Here's a fact check
- January 27, 2019: African Diaspora Literature Museum Honors 400 Years in America, podcast with Gigi Best Richardson
- January 24, 2019: 400 Years of African American History, podcast with Ric Murphy
- August 24, 2018: Slavery's bitter roots: In 1619, the first Africans arrived in Virginia
- August 20, 2018: Did Francis Drake Bring Enslaved Africans to North America Decades Before Jamestown?
- April 18, 2018: Buried Truth: Indentured or enslaved?
- April 8, 2018: Buried Truth Column: Truth Demands Debate
- April 3, 2018: Buried Truth: 400th Anniversary and More...
- March, 2018: History Investigator: 400th Year Anniversary
- September 13, 2017: The Misguided Focus on 1619 as the Beginning of Slavery in the U.S. Damages Our Understanding of American History
- February 2016: Why the 400 Years of African American History Act Is So Important ?
- September 2006: Mystery of Va.'s First Slaves Is Unlocked 400 Years Later