Colonial legacies of racism and slavery in the US and Australia

Friday, 26 May 2023 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Jennifer and Jacques talk about the colonial and slavery legacies of racism in the US, and the reverberations in Australian racist policies from federation in 1901 to the 1970s.

Their discussion continues from the previous program about slavery in the Americas.



Alex Zakarus (2022) The roots of American individualism: Political myth in the age of Jackson. New Jersey: Princeton University Press,

Marilyn Lake & Henry Reynolds (2008) Drawing the colour line: White men's countries and the question of racial equality. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Friday 10:00am to 10:30am
Think Again offers weekly conversations and reflections about current events, trends and public pronouncements on contemporary and emerging issues. The show moves beyond what we read and hear via the public and ‘social’ media, to invite alternative possibilities to guide our thinking, living and organising.


Jennifer Borrell & Jacques Boulet