Introducing a special focus on Jews, Anti-Semitism, and the Middle Ages. The history of anti-Semitism and anti-Jewish hate is central to how we understand "race" today. Part of our ongoing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages.
How can we learn more about the long, long history of Africa? And what might it have to teach us? The final part of our interview with Chap Kusimba, part XX of our ongoing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages.
If you're looking for a nuanced new take on the beloved old legend, this ain't it. But if you're looking for a gangster Arthur taking on fascist Vortigern, this might be just your thing. Review of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, by Brandon W. Hawk.
The Pizzagate conspiracy wasn't a flash in the pan. It is part of a tradition of "nocturnal ritual fantasies" that seek to create a fundamentally persecuting society. Part XIX in our ongoing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, by Michael Barbezat.
No Africans in medieval Europe? Tell that to the King of Nubia, who at the beginning of the 13th century took the most epic pilgrimage possible. Part XVII in our ongoing series about Race, Racism and the Middle Ages.
Racist colonialists needed African civilizations not to have been built by Africans to justify their plunder of the continent. Interview with Professor Chap Kusimba. Part XVI of our continuing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages.
In Atlanta, you can get married in a beautiful, fairytale castle: Rhodes Hall. But the backdrop of all those wedding photos holds a complex, racist history. Part XV of our series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, by Richard Utz.