The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story substantially expands on the original "1619 Project" published in the New York Times with essays, poems, and works of fiction that explore the legacy of slavery in present-day America, while a companion picture book chronicles the history of the enslaved African people who built America.

The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story substantially expands on the original "1619 Project" published in the New York Times with essays, poems, and works of fiction that explore the legacy of slavery in present-day America, while a companion picture book chronicles the history of the enslaved African people who built America.