Articles by Nikole Hannah-Jones
The 1619 Project is a major initiative from The New York Times, envisioned by Nikole-Hannah Jones. It aims to reframe the country's history, understanding 1619 as our true founding, and placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of the story we tell ourselves about who we are.
Court-ordered desegregation worked. But white racism made it hard to accept.
The Resegregation of Jefferson County Schools
What one of Alabama town’s attempt to secede from its school district tells us about the fragile process of racial integration in America.
Have We Lost Sight of the Promise of Public Schools?
The arguments over the confirmation of the new secretary of education were about something bigger: which government institutions benefit which citizens.
‘Many Echoes of My Family’s Journey’: Readers React to School Segregation
I heard from hundreds of people about my article on sending my daughter to a low-income, segregated school in New York City. Here are some of their questions and comments, along with my responses.
‘Surreal’: A Reporter Is in the Center of a Story She Covered
What happens when a reporter writes about the plans to integrate her own daughter’s school?
Choosing a School for My Daughter in a Segregated City
How one school became a battleground over which children benefit from a separate and unequal system.
The Continuing Reality of Segregated Schools
Michael Brown was not only a victim of police brutality; he and millions of other black children endured another scourge almost as harmful.
Gentrification Doesn’t Fix Inner-City Schools
How School Segregation Divides Ferguson -- and the United States
Education in St. Louis is separate and unequal.
Sixty years after Brown vs. Board of Education, the schools of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, show how separate and unequal education is coming back.
A New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones
Why is this Happening? With Chris Hayes
Investigating School Segregation in 2018 with Nikole-Hannah Jones
How The Systemic Segregation Of Schools Is Maintained By 'Individual Choices'
Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says school segregation will continue to exist in America "as long as individual parents continue to make choices that only benefit their own children."
Interviews with Nikole Hannah-Jones
We Built This: Nikole Hannah-Jones Has Raised the Bar For Investigative Journalism
“Schools are segregated because white people want them that way”
A Chat with MacArthur Genius Nikole Hannah-Jones