The 1619 Project

With essays, poems, timelines, and photography, the New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project commemorates the 400th anniversary of American slavery, retelling the story of America’s origins by “placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center.”

Published: Aug 14, 2019
Length: 149 minutes (37,272 words)

How Donald Trump’s War on Immigrants Is Playing Out in His Hometown

A massive, polyphonic account of the plight of undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers in New York City, where ICE’s increased presence has sent entire communities reeling.

Author: Staff
Published: Jul 23, 2018
Length: 33 minutes (8,443 words)

Inside Trump’s anger and impatience — and his sudden decision to fire Comey

Thorough reporting by the Washington Post on the decisions inside the White House that led to the firing of FBI Director James Comey, and the chaos that ensued afterward.

Author: Staff
Source: Washington Post
Published: May 10, 2017
Length: 9 minutes (2,300 words)

Finland’s Reindeer Herders Get a Lot More Than Meat From Their Work

Is the ancient Scandinavian tradition of reindeer herding ending? Changes in climate and economics are rapidly changing the industry.

Author: Staff
Source: The Economist
Published: Dec 24, 2016
Length: 6 minutes (1,681 words)