UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham

Nikole Hannah-Jones on America’s “400-Year Racial Pandemic”

Nikole Hannah-Jones on America’s “400-Year Racial Pandemic”

UNDISTRACTED with Brittany Packnett Cunningham - December 16, 2021 - 29:53

Back in May, host Brittany Packnett Cunningham sat down with New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones to talk about how The 1619 Project—which Hannah-Jones created—has both changed this country’s understanding of slavery, and withstood a brutal, ongoing assault from the right. Since then, The 1619 Project has been banned explicitly in some states, and this conversation, about the truth of our past and our present, feels even more relevant. Originally aired May 13, 2021. UNDISTRACTED will return in 2022.

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Brittany Packnett Cunningham is an activist, educator, and popular TV commentator—and a trusted voice for millions of people interested in social justice. Now, with UNDISTRACTED—an original podcast from The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios—she aims her focus on the most pressing issues of our time through the lens of intersectional feminism. From the latest headlines to deep-dives with today’s most fascinating changemakers, UNDISTRACTED is your weekly guide to the revolution.