Janelle Monáe Narrates New York Times Ad for The 1619 Project

It's the latest iteration for its 'The Truth Is Worth It' campaign

janelle monae standing on a beach in a white dress
The New York Times worked with Janelle Monáe to advertise The 1619 Project. The New York Times

Actor, singer and producer Janelle Monáe can add one more accolade to her bio: the first celebrity to appear in an advertisement for The New York Times.

@SaraJerde sara.jerde@adweek.com Sara Jerde is publishing editor at Adweek, where she covers traditional and digital publishers’ business models. She also oversees political coverage ahead of the 2020 election.