The 1619 Project: Understanding the Legacy of Slavery

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    Charter Oak Temple Restoration Assocation, dba Charter Oak Cultural Center

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    Funding is for a 12-session discussion group beginning in late November, running through the spring of 2020 in collaboration with the University of Connecticut and The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center. The focus of the conversations will be the group of essays, “The 1619 Project,” that appeared in the August 18, 2019 New York Times Sunday Magazine. The goal of the project is to tell the truth about slavery and how it continues to impact virtually every institution in our country.

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