Tag: the 1619 project

Mike Pompeo Says It’s ‘Dangerous’ to Teach the Nation’s Founding Was ‘Flawed.’ Mike Pompeo Is All Conservatives

Photo: Joshua Roberts (Getty Images) Anyone who actually possesses the ability to think critically can see that all of this Republican anti-Critical Race Theory nonsense amounts to nothing more than a propaganda campaign to promote jingoism, protect white people’s feelings and obfuscate any and all references to slavery and racism in the telling of American […]

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Rejects UNC-Chapel Hill Position for Job at Howard U Along With Ta-Nehisi Coates

Photo: Monica Schipper (Getty Images) Nikole Hannah-Jones will not be joining the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill—despite the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist finally being granted tenure at the school following a long, white tears–infused drama that should never have been entertained by the school’s board of trustees. Instead, Hannah-Jones and famed […]

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Despite Conservative Attempts to Cancel Her, University of North Carolina (Finally) Grants Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure

Photo: Evan Agostini (AP) Nikole Hannah-Jones, the New York Times journalist, MacArthur “genius grant” recipient, The Root 100 honoree and creator of The 1619 Project, has finally been granted tenure at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after a prolonged, unnecessary saga. Advertisement According to NPR, trustees at the university voted in favor […]

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Tells UNC-Chapel Hill She Won’t Join Faculty Unless She Has Tenure

Photo: Monica Schipper (Getty Images) Nikole Hannah-Jones is letting it be known that she has had it with board members at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill dragging their feet in making the right decision in granting her tenure along with the five-year contract with the school that she accepted. Advertisement As you […]

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Why Everyone Is Wrong About Critical Race Theory In Schools: A Very Special Clapback Mailbag

Illustration: Oscar Bustamante/ The Root, G-O Media You’re probably thinking: “Hasn’t The Root already done an explainer on Critical Race Theory?” Advertisement Yes, and you can still read it here. Since that article, the debate over Critical Race Theory (CRT) has become more contentious. In response to the prospect of The 1619 Project’s educational curriculum […]

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Top UNC Journalism Donor Outed as Being Against the University Hiring Nikole Hannah-Jones Over 1619 Project

Ira Glass, left Chana Joffe-Walt, and Nikole Hannah-Jones pose with award during The 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street on May 21, 2016 in New York City. Photo: Mike Coppola (Getty Images) When you donate $25 million to a university to get your name on a building, then you have a right […]

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure Goes Back to the Same UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees That Took Issue With The 1619 Project Journalist

Photo: Evan Agostini (Getty Images) The same conflicted (read: cowering racists) board of trustees at a North Carolina university have received a resubmitted tenure application for Nikole Hannah-Jones after supporters of the New York Times Magazine’s The 1619 Project journalist called the board out for being full of shit. Advertisement See, Hannah-Jones is not only […]

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