Nikole Hannah-Jones is a MacArthur Genius for “reshaping national conversations around education reform.” She is the creator of the New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project,” about the history and lasting legacy of American slavery, for which her powerful introductory essay was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for commentary.
“We have to change the way we think about health care. Housing should be a human right and education should be a human right, and certainly access to health care is the most fundamental right. Because none of those other things matter if you're sick and dying.”
- Nikole Hannah-Jones
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