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USA Today – 1619

https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/nation/2019/08/21/wanda-tucker-angola-slavery-1619-history-america-black-family/2016591001/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwzozsBRCNARIsAEM9kBOndYHfMS8hT9mNlsXRBO25GUyYpgJ_wbSB76_G0rQn857bfHjOk0UaAnDMEALw_wcB&utm_campaign=1619&utm_content=search&utm_medium=google&utm_source=bnm

NY Times Magazine – 1619

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html

Washington Post – Before 1619

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/09/07/before-there-was-mystery-first-enslaved-africans-what-became-us/

USA Today – “Slavery’s Explosive Growth in Charts:  How ’20 and odd’ became millions”

https://www.usatoday.com/pages/interactives/1619-african-slavery-history-maps-routes-interactive-graphic/

The Atlantic – “The Hopefulness and Hopelessness of 1619”

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/08/historical-significance-1619/596365/

Daily Press article on 1619 program for educators

https://www.dailypress.com/news/hampton/dp-nws-hampton-k12-institute-alexander-20190716-story.html

Omohundro Institute blog on 1619 and Virginia

https://blog.oieahc.wm.edu/1619-and-virginia/

Washington Post – “She was captured and enslaved 400 years ago”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/04/29/she-was-captured-enslaved-years-ago-now-angela-symbolizes-brutal-history/

LaVanguardia – “Veintitantos negros”, 400 años después

https://www.lavanguardia.com/internacional/20190824/464244077210/estados-unidos-esclavitud-raices-africanas-historia-virginia.html

Quartz Africa – 1619

https://qz.com/africa/1636639/americas-400-years-anniversary-of-african-slave-trade-is-vital/

Virginia Interfaith Center on 1619-2019

https://www.virginiainterfaithcenter.org/1619-2019/

Roanoke News on 1619

https://www.roanoke.com/news/virginia/next-year-marks-years-since-first-african-slaves-arrived-in/article_2a5900cd-a85e-56d0-b8d3-0c921da0e1f3.html

The Guardian – Point Comfort

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/13/us-slavery-400-years-virginia-point-comfort

National Park Service – 2019 Commemoration

https://www.nps.gov/fomr/learn/news/2019-commemoration-of-the-first-african-landing.htm

EdSurve – The Fight to Preserve –and Teach-African American History

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2019-09-17-the-fight-to-preserve-and-teach-african-american-history

New Journal and Guide – “Africans in America”

http://thenewjournalandguide.com/africans-in-america-the-beginning-of-our-400-year-odyssey/

BET News – “1619-2019:  From Trauma to Triumph”

https://www.bet.com/news/features/1619/400-years-since-beginning-of-american-slavery.html

NBC News – “Angela Site Uncovers Details”

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/angela-site-reveals-daily-life-enslaved-african-america-n825701

Essence Magazine – 1619

https://www.essence.com/news/commemorating-400-years-of-black-history-in-hampton-virginia/