1619 Project Docuseries Discussion


The 1619 Project, a book by Nikole Hannah-Jones that explores the role of slavery in the US and its legacy, has been transformed into a Hulu miniseries. Check out this monthly viewing of an episode followed by a discussion led by a different pair of facilitators each month.

Watch and listen to this important conversation with facilitators AJ Woodson and Paul Feiner that took place Wednesday, October 11, 2023. If you can please stop by the Greenburgh Public Library and check out the remaining episodes of this important docuseries and discussions that follow.

AJ Woodson is the Editor-In-Chief of Black Westchester and Co-Owner of Urban Soul Media Group, the parent company, and Host & Producer of the People Before Politics Radio Show, Author, Journalism Fellow, a Black Historian and Documentarian.

Paul Feiner is the longest-serving Town Supervisor in the history of Greenburgh. During the past 30 years, improvements to the town and government systems are too vast to list. Spotlight Westchester Magazine named Paul Feiner the “most interesting politician in Westchester” in their “the Best of Westchester 2001 issue”. He was honored by the Rotary Foundation as a Paul Harris Fellow.

This discussion was part one of a six-part series of discussions based on the six episodes of the 1619 Project Docuseries that was co-sponsored Bet Am Shalom Synagogue, the Greenburgh Human Rights Advisory Committee, Greenburgh Public Library, the White Plains/Greenburgh Chapter of the NAACP and Woodlands Community Temple

AJ Woodson
AJ Woodson
AJ Woodson is the Editor-In-Chief and co-owner of Black Westchester, Host & Producer of the People Before Politics Radio Show, An Author, Journalism Fellow (Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism), Rap Artist - one third of the legendary underground rap group JVC FORCE known for the single Strong Island, Radio Personality, Hip-Hop Historian, Documentarian, Activist, Criminal Justice Advocate and Freelance Journalist whose byline has appeared in several print publications and online sites including The Source, Vibe, the Village Voice, Upscale, Sonicnet.com, Launch.com, Rolling Out Newspaper, Daily Challenge Newspaper, Spiritual Minded Magazine, Word Up! Magazine, On The Go Magazine and several others.

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