The 1619 Project: Release date, cast, synopsis, teaser & more

‘The 1619 Project’, a long-form journalism initiative of the New York Times, is being turned into a new docuseries. It follows the exploration of the legacy of slavery in modern-day America.

Release date

‘The 1619 Project’ is premiering on January 26th, on Hulu.


Nikole Hannah-Jones


“Hulu’s six-part 1619 Docuseries is an expansion of “The 1619 Project” created by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and the New York Times Magazine. The series seeks to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the very center of our national narrative.”

Other details

Hannah-Jones, who received a Pulitzer Prize for her work on the original project, hosts the new docu-series.


The video clip depicts the struggle and the purpose for the ideation of The 1619 Project. It is a wake-up call to recognize the mistreatment black people have endured.

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