timeslegend asked: where is your proof and evidence on your broad claims. select befriending? poor naming?
Hebl, M. R., Williams, M. J., Sundermann, J. M., Kell, H. J., & Davies, P. G. (2012). Selectively friending: Racial stereotypicality and social rejection. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48(6), 1329-1335.
That’s for selective friending
As for negative ramifications of having black names there’s tons of research. Here’s a few:
Anderson-Clark, T. N., Green, R. J., & Henley, T. B. (2008). The Relationship Between First Names And Teacher Expectations For Achievement Motivation. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 27(1), 94-99.
Pager, D., & Shepherd, H. (2008). The Sociology of Discrimination in Employment, Housins, Credit and Consumer Markets. Annual Review of Sociology, 34(1), 181-209.
Banaji, Mahzarin R., and Curtis D. Hardin. “Automatic Stereotyping.” Psychological Science 7, no. 3 (1996): 136-141.
Bertrand, Marianne, and Sendhil Mullainathan. “Are Emily And Greg More Employable Than Lakisha And Jamal? A Field Experiment On Labor Market Discrimination.” American Economic Review 94, no. 4 (2004): 991-1013.
(There’s mulitple audit studies using resumes that show all similar results)
Hogan, B., & Berry, B. (2011). Racial and Ethnic Biases in Rental Housing: An Audit Study of Online Apartment Listings. City & Community, 10(4), 351-372.
(This shows discrimination against muslims and asians as well)
All this goes to show is that systemic racism is rampant in our society. Really has little to do with the name and more just discriminatory behaviors.