Author Archives: F. Roger Devlin

White Men Can’t Jump, Black Men Can’t Shot-Put

  Race and Sport: Evolution and Racial Differences in Sporting Ability Edward Dutton and Richard Lynn London: Ulster Institute for Social Research, 2015   The Ulster Institute’s latest study in human differences will come as a pleasant surprise to those who have complained about their previous somewhat narrow focus on IQ. Race and Sport is not […]

Moorish Spain: A Successful Multicultural Paradise? Part 2

Part 1. It is more difficult to generalize about the situation of Jews in Moorish Spain. Visigothic law regarding the Jewish community was harsh, and designed to make it disappear eventually. Accordingly, as mentioned above, Spanish Jews formed an alliance of convenience with the Muslim invaders. Even after being reduced to dhimmi status, however, the position of […]

Moorish Spain: A Successful Multicultural Paradise? Part 1

The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians, and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain by Dario Fernandez-Morera Wilmington: ISI Books, 2016 Dario Fernandez-Morera, of Cuban extraction, is associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Northwestern University. He has previously published American Academia and the Survival of Marxist Ideas (1996), as well as numerous […]