We've been discussing Race, Racism and the Middle Ages for 9 months. It's time to address the elephant in the room: the "Knights" of the Ku Klux Klan. Part XXXIV of Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, by Amy S. Kaufman.
Jewish life in the medieval world was not always dire. In fact, it featured long periods of multicultural cooperation that helped both Jews and non-Jews flourish. Part XXXII of our series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages.
One sleepy German town has a dark secret that links medieval Jews, the Nazis, and Pope Benedict: a deeply anti-Semitic Catholic ritual only abandoned in 1993. Part XXXI of Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, by Richard Utz.
The victims of oppression do not need to be "perfect" in order to deserve empathy, rights, and justice. As true in 1096 as it is today. Part XXX in our ongoing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, by Jeremy DeAngelo.
A call to action in the wake of Charlottesville to re-enactors, LARPers, and all who enjoy the Middle Ages casually. Part XXIX in our ongoing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, by Paul B. Sturtevant.