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1619 Project founder Nikole Hannah-Jones sparks outrage with unearthed 2019 podcast saying..

• by James Gordon

1619 Project writer Nikole Hannah-Jones said she believes Cuba is the most equal country in the western hemisphere

She made the comments in a 2019 podcast, but they have recently emerged again online and sparked fury among those protesting against the regime 

She said the communist country could serve as a model for integration 

She noted how Cuba was one of the most 'equal' and 'multiracial' countries in the with 'very little inequality' between black and white people living there

The unearthed remarks sparked outrage on social media with many taking her to task over her view of Cuba with some suggesting she live there to experience it 

It come as Cubans have taken to the streets for an unprecedented show of protest against the communist regime

Many Cubans have been crying for freedom from the communist dictatorship and expressing anger over rising prices, goods shortages, and poor health care