Yes, the Constitution was "Pro-Slavery"
August 4, 2021
The 1619 Project "aims to reframe the country's history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative."
Naturally, that reframing has enjoyed quite a bit of pushback, much of which amounts to wrestling over whether the US Constitution, as originally written and ratified, was designed around the goal of protecting the institution of slavery.
"Nikole Hannah-Jones and other 1619 acolytes," Dr. Brion McClanahan writes at the Tenth Amendment Center, "have been consistently pushing the idea that the Constitution was a...