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The docu-series is an expansion of The 1619 Project created by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and The New York Times Magazine.
The series seeks to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the very center of our national narrative.
The episodes, Democracy, Race, Music, Capitalism, Fear and Justice are adapted from essays from the book, “The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story.” Each week, two episodes will be released.
The 1619 Project
|| 2022 || Documentary ||
Release Date ► January 26, 2023
Distributor ► HULU
A One Story Up production in association with Lionsgate, Harpo Films and The New York Times.
It is executive produced by Nikole Hannah-Jones, who also hosts the show; Academy Award®-winning director Roger Ross Williams with producing partner and co-executive producer Geoff Martz; Caitlin Roper, an editor of The 1619 Project and The New York Times’ executive producer for film and television; Kathleen Lingo, The New York Times’ editorial director for film and television; and Oprah Winfrey.
Peabody Award-winning executive producer Shoshana Guy served as the showrunner.