Historian and freelance writer Kelly J. Baker joins us to discuss her compelling research on the Ku Klux Klan. Baker shows us how this group’s success in the 20th century speaks volumes about the racist underpinnings of American Protestantism.
Interview by Richard Newton and the Spring 2016 Ethnicity, Gender, and Religion Seminar
Production assistance by Maya Aphornsuvan
Kelly J. Baker, The Gospel According to the Klan: The KKK’s Appeal to Protestant America, 1915-1930 (University of Kansas Press, 2011).
Edward J. Curtis, “Debating the Origins of the Moorish Science Temple of America: Toward a New Cultural History,” in The New Black Gods: Arthur Huff Faucett and the Study of African American Religions, ed. Edward E Curtis IV and Danielle Brune Sigler (Indiana University Press, 2009).