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Racecraft and the 1619 Project

Historian Barbara J. Fields explains why you can't understand what happened in 1619 without understanding what happened in 1607.

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This excerpt is from "Identity, Justice, and the Future of Race," a discussion featuring Barbara J. Fields (Columbia University) and Derik Smith (Claremont McKenna College), moderated by Shahrzad Sabet and Benjamin Schewel. It was part of the "Identity and Belonging in a Global Age" series, sponsored by the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University, and the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT).