UNC Threw Shade on Nikole-Hannah Jones’ ‘1619 Project,’ Denying Her Tenure

Academia holds Black women to an arbitrary standard

Nikole Hannah-Jones poses for “Vanity Fair.” Photo: Levi Walton

Nikole Hannah-Jones is a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, MacArthur fellow, legal scholar, and activist. She published the “1619 Project” in the New York Times in 2019, which provided a candid view of American history, starting with the forced arrival…