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1619 Project Read Along

Thank you to all that have participated in The 1619 Project Read Along! To revisit the conversations we've had about the six chapters we read, check out the below.

Tune into our first chapter discussion for "Democracy" with Nikole Hannah-Jones here. Watch a video of Matthew Desmond answering questions from readers about his chapter, "Capitalism," here. For a riveting conversation about the chapters "Race" and "Fear," listen to the authors Dorothy Roberts and Leslie Alexander on NPR's It's Been A Minute here. Lastly, check out Glory Edim in conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones on her chapter, "Justice," over Instagram here.


K–12 Curriculum Guide for Born on the Water and A New Origin Story: For superintendents, administrators, curriculum development specialists, and classroom teachers.

Teacher’s Guide for The 1619 Project: Born on the Water: For classroom implementation by the teacher for grades K–8.

Teacher’s Guide for The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story: For classroom implementation by the teacher for grades 9–12.

Find more resources at, the Pulitzer Center's 1619 Project education portal, featuring unit plans, curricular materials, and testimonials from educators across the country who are using the book materials in their classrooms. Learn more about opportunities to get involved with the 1619 Project Education Network.

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