A sampling of the materials that inspired Jeffery Robinson's talk.
Research assistance provided by Felicitas R. Jaima, Ph.D. African Diaspora History, NYU
Raising Anti-Racist Children:
- Bronson, Po, and Ashley Merryman. NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children. New York: Twelve, 2009
Stereotypes, Coded Language, & Implicit Bias:
- Goldin, Claudia and Cecilia Rouse. Orchestrating Impartiality: The Impact Of 'Blind' Auditions On Female Musicians, American Economic Review, 2000, v90(4,Sep), 715-741.
- Haney-López, Ian. Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.
- Kahneman, Daniel. Thinking, Fast and Slow. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.
- Duncan, B.L. (1976). Differential perception and attribution of intergroup violence: Testing the lower limits of stereotyping of Blacks. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 34(4), 590-598.
The History of Slavery:
- "20. and odd Negroes"; an excerpt from a letter from John Rolfe to Sir Edwin Sandys (1619/1620)
- Genealogy Bank: African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy
- The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
- Digital History - The Virginia Slave Trade
- Slavery and the Law in Virginia
- 1740 South Carolina Slave Code
- How many signers of the Declaration of the Independence Owned Slaves
- List of U.S. Presidents Who Owned Slaves, Wikipedia.
Slavery and the Constitution
- Jonathan Elliot, The Debates in the Several State Conventions of the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, vol. 3 (Virginia) 
- Ratification of the Constitution by the State of Virginia; June 26, 1788, Yale Law School, The Avalon Project.
- Mississippi History Now: Cotton in a Global Economy: Mississippi (1800-1860)
- American Cotton Production, Exports and Percentages of Cotton Exported, Federal Reserve Register, May 1923
- Cotton Gin and Eli Whitney, The History Channel Website
- Coates, Ta-Nehisi, What Cotton Has Wrought, The Atlantic, July 30, 2010
- Mayor Fernando Wood’s Recommendation of the Secession of New York City, January 6, 1861. TeachingAmericanHistory.org
- Brown, DeNeen L. Hunting down runaway slaves: The cruel ads of Andrew Jackson and ‘the master class,’ The Washington Post, May 1, 2017
- Miller Center - U.S. Presidents - Andrew Jackson
- Andrew Jackson - Runaway Slave Advertisement
Francis Scott Key:
- Leepson, Marc. Francis Scott Key: A Life. FromWhat So Proudly We Hailed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2014.
- Lineberry, Cate. The Story Behind the Star Spangled Banner, Smithsonian.com, March 1, 2007.
- Wilson, Christopher, Where’s the Debate on Francis Scott Key’s Slave-Holding Legacy?, Smithsonian.com, July 1, 2016
Nathan Bedford Forrest:
- Wyath, John Allen. That Devil Forrest: Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, Foreword by Albert Castel, xxi.
The Colonial Marines:
- McNish Weiss, John. The corps of colonial marines 1814–16: A summary, Immigrants & Minorities, Historical Studies in Ethnicity, Migration and Diaspora, Volume 15, 1996 - Issue 1, 80-90.
- Black Sailors and the War of 1812
The Civil War: Slavery and Secession
- DECLARATION OF CAUSES: February 2, 1861 - A declaration of the causes which impel the State of Texas to secede from the Federal Union, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
- Confederate States of America - Declaration of the Immediate Causes Which Induce and Justify the Secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union,
- A Declaration of the Immediate Causes which Induce and Justify the Secession of the State of Mississippi from the Federal Union, Yale Law School, The Avalon Project.
- Address of George Williamson, Commissioner from Louisiana to the Texas Secession Convention, civilwarcauses.org
- Secession Ordinances of 13 Confederate States, Digital History.
- Florida Secedes from the Union, Museum of Florida History.
- Confederate States of America - Georgia Secession, Yale Law School, The Avalon Project.
- Alexander H. Stephens' “Corner Stone” Speech, Savannah, Georgia, March 21, 1861, teachingamericanhistory.org
After the Civil War/Reconstruction:
- DC Compensated Emancipation Act, United States Senate website.
- Homestead Act of 1862, ourdocuments.gov
- Newspaper Account of a Meeting between Black Religious Leaders and Union Military Authorities
[New York, N.Y. February 13, 1865]
- Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The Truth Behind '40 Acres and a Mule', The African Americans, PBS
- Black Leaders During Reconstruction, The History Channel website.
- Freedmen’s Savings and Trust Company (1865-1874), blackpast.org
- The Civil Rights Act of 1875, History, Art & Archives, United States House of Representatives
Articles on controversy around teaching slavery in the context of the Civil War:
- Weissert, Will. A classroom divided? In the US, Civil War lessons vary state to state, Christian Science Monitor, August 22, 2017.
- Brown, Emma. Texas officials: Schools should teach that slavery was ‘side issue’ to Civil War, The Washington Post, July 5, 2015.
- Gold, Jonathan. The Persistence of Myth: The Causes of the Civil War, Teaching Tolerance, May 15, 2017.
- Schuessler, Jennifer. A Refusal to Compromise? Civil War Historians Beg to Differ, The New York Times, October 31, 2017.
- Linder, Professor Douglas O. Lynchings by Year and Race, famous-trials.com
- Lewis, Danny. This Map Shows Over a Century of Documented Lynchings in the United States, Smithsonian.com, January 24, 2017.
- Equal Justice Initiative. Lynching in America: Confronting the History of Racial Terror, eji.org
The Ku Klux Klan:
- Janik Rachel. 'Writing History With Lightning': The Birth of a Nation at 100, Time.com, February 8, 2015.
- Brown, Deneen L. When Portland banned blacks: Oregon’s shameful history as an ‘all-white’ state, The Washington Post, June 7, 2017.
- Black Exclusion Laws in Oregon, The Oregon Enclyclopedia.
- Jackson, Charles O. William J. Simmons: A Career in Ku Kluxism, The Georgia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 50, No. 4, December, 1966
- Brown, Deneen L. The preacher who used Christianity to revive the Ku Klux Klan, The Washington Post, April 10, 2018.
Civil War Monuments:
- Fennessey, Brian K. Silent Sam and other Civil War monuments rose on race, The News & Observer, November 23, 2017.
The United States' Treatment of Native Americans
- Department of State, Office of the Historian. The Indian Removal Act of 1830.
- Price, Gregg. Trump Makes Pochahontas Joke about Elizabeth Warren at Navajo Code Talkers Event, Newsweek, November 27, 2017.
- Rothstein, Richard. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. New York: Liveright, 2017.