1619 Project’s Nikole Hannah-Jones paid by Oregon Education Department with funds diverted from needy kids

Nicole Hannah-Jones attends 2019 ROOT 100 Gala at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on November 21, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images)

Oregon’s Department of Education diverted money from a program for disadvantaged children who frequently miss school to pay the New York Times’ Nikole Hannah-Jones for a pair of events dedicated to her controversial 1619 Project, a retelling of U.S. history. “We used resources from Every Day Matters, focused on chronic absenteeism,” a state official told … Read more