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The 1619 Project

Nikole Hannah-Jones on Bringing ‘The 1619 Project’ to the Screen to “Be Honest About What This Country Was Built Upon”

Four years ago this month, Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist behind The 1619 Project, first pitched the idea for the long-form journalism initiative to her editor at The New York Times Magazine. Since then, the original essay project has been adapted into a podcast, a book and now a six-part docuseries on Hulu in […]

Events of the Week: ‘Shrinking,’ ‘The 1619 Project’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Shrinking, The 1619 Project and Freeridge. Fear premiere The cast and crew of the psychological horror film walked the red carpet in Los Angeles on Saturday. Television Academy Foundation’s “The Power of TV: Reshaping […]

‘The 1619 Project’ Review: Nikole Hannah-Jones’ Groundbreaking Initiative Gets a Frustrating Hulu Adaptation

The New York Times series has been turned into a six-part Hulu doc featuring Oprah Winfrey among its producers.

Nikole Hannah-Jones Condemns States Whitewashing History at NAACP Image Awards

At Saturday’s 53rd Annual NAACP Image Awards, Nikole Hannah-Jones, New York Times journalist and creator of The 1619 Project, was honored with the Social Justice Impact Award, presented to her by actress Kerry Washington. “Those who are in the vanguard of progress need a passion for the truth,” said Washington, introducing the Pulitzer Prize winner. […]