Telling our own stories | Opinion

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By Celeste A. Bateman When journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones faced pushback about her much-debated, a commissioned work she spearheaded for , she recently said, “The fight over the is not about history. It is about memory. I’ve always said that the is not history. It is a work of journalism that explicitly seeks to challenge … the national memory. The project has always been as much about the present as it is the past.” Over the past few years, telling our own stories has been a recurring theme, resounding particularly among people of color. There has been a cosmic shift in the way we view oursel…

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