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The 1619 Project: Panels

Panel 1: Voter Suppression--Mon, 7/19, 7:00-8:15 pm ET

Panel Description

Panel topics will focus on efforts throughout the country to suppress voter turnout, as well initiatives designed to counter those efforts and stimulate minority voter turnout.

You are required to read the three articles below prior to the panel event. Click on each title to access the article. To register for this panel click on the registration link below. You will need to log into your Hofstra Zoom account first in order to register. If you have any trouble signing into Zoom, click here to watch a  brief instructional video

To register: click here.

Required Readings

To make the most out of your experience with the panel event, please read these articles beforehand. Clicking on the title (or author's name) will send you to the article.  You may need to enter your username and password for Hofstra in order to access the articles.

Nikol Hannah-Jones

"Our founding ideals of liberty and equality were false when they were written. Black Americans fought to make them true. Without this struggle, America would have no democracy at all" (pp.14-22 in the pdf version). This link is to the text-only version, not the pdf.

Jamelle Bouie
What the Reactionary Politics of 2019 Owe to the Politics of Slavery (pp. 50-55 in the pdf version). This link is to the text-only version, not the pdf.

Nikole Hannah-Jones and Wadzanai Mhute. Photographs by Djeneba Aduayom.
The 1619 Project-- Photographs and Text (pp. 86-93 in the pdf version).  This link is to the pdf version because that is the only way you can really view the material properly.  Once in the pdf version, the work begins on page 86.

Panel 2: Health Care--Mon, 8/2, 7:00-8:15 pm ET

Panel Description

This panel will examine how the legacy of slavery in the United States still influences the health disparities that exist between Black and White Americans today. Students interested in working in the health care sector need to understand how this history impacts current practices and what can be done about it.

You are required to read the three articles below prior to the panel event. Click on each title to access the article. To register for this panel click on the registration link below. You will need to log into your Hofstra Zoom account first in order to register. If you have any trouble signing into Zoom, click here to watch a  brief instructional video

To register: click here.

Required Readings
To make the most out of your experience with the panel event, please read these articles beforehand. Clicking on the title (or author's name) will send you to the article.  You may need to enter your username and password for Hofstra in order to access the articles.

Linda Villarosa
How False Beliefs in Physical Racial Difference Still Live in Medicine Today (pp.56-57 in the pdf version).  This link is to the text-only version.

Jeneen Interlandi
Why doesn't the United States have universal health care? The answer begins with policies enacted after the Civil War (pp. 44-45 in the pdf version). This link is to the text-only version.

Trymaine Lee
How America's Vast Racial Wealth Gap Grew: By Plunder (pp. 82-83 in the pdf version). This link is to the text-only version..

 

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