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:

Slavery and the Constitution

King Cotton:

Andrew Jackson:

Francis Scott Key:

Nathan Bedford Forrest:

  • Wyath, John Allen. That Devil Forrest: Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, Foreword by Albert Castel, xxi.

The Colonial Marines:

The Civil War: Slavery and Secession

After the Civil War/Reconstruction:

Articles on controversy around teaching slavery in the context of the Civil War:


The Ku Klux Klan:

Civil War Monuments:

The United States' Treatment of Native Americans

Housing Segregation:

  • Rothstein, Richard. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. New York: Liveright, 2017.