September 03, 2019
What We’re Listening To
I always thought myself a student of U.S. constitutional history, but I have become ashamed of how little I actually know about slavery – the scourge which impacts every aspect of who we are. I know for many of us, we’d rather not disrupt our sense of history. The New York Times’ “1619” audio series, hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones, tells this story – our story – in a penetrating yet non-judgmental way. It is our essential listen this month.