1619 is the year that the first enslaved Africans arrived in the US. Our ancestors were forced from their homeland into an unfamiliar land, beaten, starved snd treated like property. 1619 is widely known as the beginning of US slavery. The misconception is that our very existence started with being enslaved. That is a flat out false! We have a rich history before slavery. The continent of Africa is a great country and many great people came from Africa. Our story didnt start enslaved and it doesnt end as an enslaved people. We are the most progressive and resilient people on the planet. Check out our I'm Black & My History Precedes 1619 shirts. Represent the rich history of our ancestors and educate people on the fact that we werent always enslaved.
This classic unisex long sleeve tee fits like a well-loved favorite. Casually elegant with an excellent quality print, it is an irreplaceable everyday item for anyone.
.: 100% airlume combed and ringspun cotton (fiber content may vary for different colors)
.: Light fabric (4.2 oz/yd² (142 g/m²))
.: Retail Fit
.: Tear away label
.: Runs true to size