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Tue Dec 24, 2019, 08:26 PM

Coomplaints from some white historians about the NYT's "1619 Project".

Perhaps written too much from a black perspective?

https://www.theroot.com/notallhistorians-some-white-people-are-upset-that-the-1840616511?utm_source=theroot_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2019-12-24

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Reply Coomplaints from some white historians about the NYT's "1619 Project". (Original post)
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Wed Dec 25, 2019, 11:01 AM

1. !!!!

Wow! Just wow!

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Wed Dec 25, 2019, 11:37 AM

2. .

Their main quibble with the 1619 Project is that it “intended to offer a new version of American history in which slavery and white supremacy become the dominant organizing themes,” which upsets the prevailing narrative.

Wasn't that the point?

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Response to Susan Calvin (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 25, 2019, 11:49 AM

3. Yes, one is not supposed to contest prevailing wisdom.

I like your Smedley Butler screen icon.

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Response to brush (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 25, 2019, 01:50 PM

4. Thanks.

I can't even see it myself on this device.

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