Knowledge beyond the classroom. A study group on the controversial content of “The 1619 Project” by Nikole Hannah-Jones a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.
The Bottom is hosting a series of study groups to explore the effects of slavery and its aftermath on American policy and culture.
The Bottom Bookstore, 2340 Magnolia Avenue, in East Knoxville, is hosting a 7-part study group on “The 1619 Project” a study on the effects of slavery which was led by Nikole Hannah-Jones a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, as part of its Community Fellowship program.
The 1619 Project study group meets at 10 am on Saturdays for seven weeks beginning April 16, and includes engaging discussions. Each session will focus on a major topic of the study and led by community educators as detailed below. Click to RSVP
Lawmakers in a number of Republican-led states have or are in the process of banning books and passing laws to limit how teachers can discuss race — with direct reference to the project.
Food will be available for purchase from a local vendor.