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The New York Occasions’s long-form journalism initiative “The 1619 Venture” is being become a docuseries for Hulu. The streamer launched the primary trailer for the brand new sequence on Jan. 4, adopted by a full preview on Jan. 17, and each clarify, “The best story by no means advised. From award-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Onyx Collective comes ‘The 1619 Venture,’ a documentary sequence that explores the legacy of slavery in modern-day America.”
“The 1619 Venture” was first a 2019 subject of the New York Occasions Journal that featured 10 written essays, a photograph essay, and a number of items of fiction. The work was printed partially to commemorate the arrival of the primary enslaved Individuals in what was then the Virginia colony 400 years earlier than. The undertaking goals to position Black Individuals on the heart of US historical past and grapple with the historical past of slavery, which ran by means of the Revolutionary Conflict and Civil Conflict to modern-day occasions. The essays additionally led to a curriculum, podcast, and 2021 essay anthology titled “The 1619 Venture: A New Origin Story.” The undertaking turned a goal of Republican lawmakers who used it to lift fears about crucial race concept being taught in class.
The brand new docuseries is hosted by Hannah-Jones, who gained a Pulitzer Prize for her work on the unique undertaking. She additionally serves as an govt producer alongside Oprah Winfrey, showrunner Shoshana Man (who additionally directed an episode), Roger Ross Williams (who directed two episodes), Kathleen Lingo, and Caitlin Roper. Every episode expands on one of many essays within the authentic undertaking.
Forward, watch the trailers for “The 1619 Venture” and skim every part else we all know.
“The 1619 Venture” Trailer
“The 1619 Venture” Teaser Trailer
“The 1619 Venture” Launch Date
“The 1619 Venture” debuts on Hulu on Jan. 26.
“The 1619 Venture” Episode Titles
The six episodes, so as, are titled “Democracy,” “Race,” “Capitalism,” “Music,” “Worry,” and “Justice.”
“The 1619 Venture” Poster
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