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In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the English colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began. No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the 250 years of slavery that followed. On the 400th anniversary of this fateful moment, it is time to tell the story.
“1619” is a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. You can find more information about it at nytimes.com/1619podcast.

  • No. of episodes: 7
  • Latest episode: 2019-10-12
  • History News

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Questions & Answers

How many episodes are there of 1619?

There are 7 episodes avaiable of 1619.

What is 1619 about?

We have categorized 1619 as:

  • History
  • News

Where can you listen to 1619?

1619 is available, among others places, on:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Podtail
  • Google Podcasts

When did 1619 start?

The first episode of 1619 that we have available was released 17 August 2019.

Who creates the podcast 1619?

1619 is produced and created by The New York Times.