1619 The project conversation will take place on September 20 | Waverly Logs


Waverly audiences are invited to join a “community reading and conversation” about the 1619 Project. As many know, the 1619 Project is an ongoing New York Times Magazine initiative that addresses the history of slavery in the United States and the contributions made by black citizens to our country. The project was created by Nikole Hannah-Jones of Waterloo, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The New York Times.

Co-sponsored by the Waverly Branch-American Association of University Women, the City of Waverly Human Equity and Diversity Commission, Wartburg Multicultural Student Services, and EMBRACE: Celebrating Diversity in the Cedar Valley, the conversation will be a weekly gathering of interested participants including L he main purpose is to learn and discuss a facet of our history that is not well known to many Americans. The group will meet every Tuesday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the Wartburg College campus beginning September 20, 2022 and ending November 1. There will be no meeting on October 11. Participation is free but registration is compulsory. before September 17. For more information and the link to register, go to: https://waverly-ia.aauw.net/1619-project/


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