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1619: The Journey of a People
Enjoy a dynamic theatrical lectures experience exploring the 400-year journey of American slavery to the Civil Rights Era to modern movements for justice.
"1619" is a dynamic theatrical and lecture experience featuring playwright, professor, and performer Ted Williams III. On August 20, 1619, 20 enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown, Virginia. The 400-year journey that followed would change a nation and the world. From the beginning of American slavery to the Reconstruction, the Civil Rights Era, and the modern movements for justice, Williams uses history to explain America’s current reality. "1619" commemorates the struggles, recognizes the ... view more »
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