The 1701 Project

The 1701 Project42

The 1701 Project is a venture led by The Yale Historical Review (YHR) that analyzes our university’s and our nation’s racist histories. Although not affiliated with The 1619 Project, we draw inspiration from Nikole Hannah-Jones and her colleagues’ examination of slavery’s legacies in the New York Times. In June 2020, we launched an ongoing program at the YHR, providing a space for repressed narratives at Yale and beyond.

Check out the latest posts

Boldly Marching Forward: Black Men and the Coal Creek War

By Andrew Bilodeau Edited by Sarah Li '22 and Lucy Gilchrist '24 > “Although the mines are guarded, > The miners true and fair, > They mean to deal out justice, > A living they declare. > The corruption of Buchanan > Brought the convicts here, > Just to please the rich man > And take the miner's...

You’ve successfully subscribed to The Yale Historical Review
Welcome back! You’ve successfully signed in.
Great! You’ve successfully signed up.
Success! Your email is updated.
Your link has expired
Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.